openSUSE Security Update : compat-openssl098 (openSUSE-2015-940)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 87619


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for compat-openssl098 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.

Non security issue fixed :

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

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.


Update the affected compat-openssl098 packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 87619

File Name: openSUSE-2015-940.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/12/29

Modified: 2016/10/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


Base Score: 5.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:compat-openssl098-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libopenssl0_9_8, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libopenssl0_9_8-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libopenssl0_9_8-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libopenssl0_9_8-debuginfo-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/12/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3195