SUSE SLED12 Security Update : compat-openssl098 (SUSE-SU-2015:2342-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 87654
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis 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)
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.
SolutionTo install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 12 :
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Legacy-12-2015-1011=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 :
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2015-1011=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-1011=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.