SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : compat-openssl098 (SUSE-SU-2016:1267-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 91043
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Synopsis

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

Description

This update for compat-openssl098 fixes the following issues :

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

- 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)

- CVE-2016-0702: Side channel attack on modular exponentiation 'CacheBleed' (bsc#968050)

- bsc#976943: Buffer overrun in ASN1_parse

The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details.

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 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2016-735=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Legacy-12-2016-735=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-735=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2016-735=1

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=889013

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=968050

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=976942

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=976943

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=977614

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=977615

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=977617

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0702/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2105/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2106/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2108/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2109/

http://www.nessus.org/u?b3e0bdef

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 91043

File Name: suse_SU-2016-1267-1.nasl

Version: 2.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/11/2016

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:compat-openssl098-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libopenssl0_9_8, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libopenssl0_9_8-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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: 5/9/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/3/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0702, CVE-2016-2105, CVE-2016-2106, CVE-2016-2108, CVE-2016-2109