SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : Recommended update for openssl (SUSE-SU-2015:1410-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 85577

Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update of openssl fixes two regressions.

- A regression was caused by the security fix for CVE-2015-0287, where DSA keys were not correctly loaded from file anymore. (bsc#937492)

- RSA key generation odd keylengths was entering an endless loop (bsc#937212)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2015-418=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-418=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-418=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=937212

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=937492

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-0287/

http://www.nessus.org/u?d7445c50

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 85577

File Name: suse_SU-2015-1410-1.nasl

Version: 2.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/08/21

Updated: 2018/11/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libopenssl1_0_0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libopenssl1_0_0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libopenssl1_0_0-hmac, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssl-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/08/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0287

BID: 73227