SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : openssl (SUSE-SU-2016:1228-1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 90913


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


This update for openssl fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-2108: Memory corruption in the ASN.1 encoder (bsc#977617)

- CVE-2016-2107: Padding oracle in AES-NI CBC MAC check (bsc#977616)

- CVE-2016-2105: EVP_EncodeUpdate overflow (bsc#977614)

- CVE-2016-2106: EVP_EncryptUpdate overflow (bsc#977615)

- CVE-2016-2109: ASN.1 BIO excessive memory allocation (bsc#976942)

- bsc#976943: Buffer overrun in ASN1_parse

- bsc#977621: Preserve negotiated digests for SNI (bsc#977621)

- bsc#958501: Fix openssl enc -non-fips-allow option in FIPS mode (bsc#958501)

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 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2016-715=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2016-715=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2016-715=1

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 90913

File Name: suse_SU-2016-1228-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/05/05

Modified: 2016/12/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libopenssl1_0_0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libopenssl1_0_0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libopenssl1_0_0-hmac, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssl-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/05/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2105, CVE-2016-2106, CVE-2016-2107, CVE-2016-2108, CVE-2016-2109

OSVDB: 137577, 137896, 137898, 137899, 137900