SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : gnutls (SUSE-SU-2015:1526-1) (Logjam)

low Nessus Plugin ID 85905


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


This security update of gnutls fixes the following issues :

- use minimal padding for CBC, the default random length padding causes problems with some servers (bsc#925499)

- added gnutls-use_minimal_cbc_padding.patch

- use the default DH minimum for gnutls-cli instead of hardcoding 512

- CVE-2015-4000 (Logjam) (bsc#932026)

- added gnutls-CVE-2015-4000-logjam-use_the_default_DH_min_for_c li.patch

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.


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 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp4-gnutls-12081=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp3-gnutls-12081=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-gnutls-12081=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-gnutls-12081=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-gnutls-12081=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slehasp4-gnutls-12081=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slehasp3-gnutls-12081=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp4-gnutls-12081=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-gnutls-12081=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-gnutls-12081=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-gnutls-12081=1

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 85905

File Name: suse_SU-2015-1526-1.nasl

Version: 2.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/11/2015

Updated: 12/5/2022

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.5


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

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


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.7

Temporal Score: 3.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gnutls, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libgnutls-extra26, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libgnutls26, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/14/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/21/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-4000

BID: 74733

CEA-ID: CEA-2021-0004