SUSE SLED11 Security Update : compat-openssl097g (SUSE-SU-2015:2251-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 87338
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Synopsis

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

Description

This update for compat-openssl097g fixes the following issues :

Security issue fixed :

- CVE-2015-3195: When presented with a malformed X509_ATTRIBUTE structure OpenSSL would leak memory. This structure is used by the PKCS#7 and CMS routines so any application which reads PKCS#7 or CMS data from untrusted sources is affected. SSL/TLS is not affected.
(bsc#957812)

A non security issue fixed :

- Prevent segfault in s_client with invalid options (bsc#952099)

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 Server for SAP 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slesappsp4-compat-openssl097g-12255=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slesappsp3-compat-openssl097g-12255=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 11-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch slesapp2-compat-openssl097g-12255=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp4-compat-openssl097g-12255=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-compat-openssl097g-12255=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-compat-openssl097g-12255=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-compat-openssl097g-12255=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp2-compat-openssl097g-12255=1

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=952099

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=957812

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-3195/

http://www.nessus.org/u?c25a0b2d

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 87338

File Name: suse_SU-2015-2251-1.nasl

Version: 2.17

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/14/2015

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:compat-openssl097g, 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: 12/10/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/6/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3195