openSUSE Security Update : polarssl (openSUSE-2016-60) (SLOTH)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 88132
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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for polarssl fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2015-7575: Disables by default MD5 handshake signatures in TLS 1.2 to prevent the SLOTH attack on TLS 1.2 server authentication (boo#961284)

- boo#961290: potential double free during certificate generation

Solution

Update the affected polarssl packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=961284

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=961290

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 88132

File Name: openSUSE-2016-60.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/25/2016

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpolarssl7, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpolarssl7-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:polarssl-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 1/19/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7575