SUSE SLES11 Security Update : openssl (SUSE-SU-2016:1290-1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 91158


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


This update for openssl fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

- 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)

Bugs fixed :

- fate#320304: build 32bit devel package

- bsc#976943: Fix buffer overrun in ASN1_parse

- bsc#973223: allow weak DH groups, vulnerable to the logjam attack, when environment variable OPENSSL_ALLOW_LOGJAM_ATTACK is set

- bsc#889013: Rename README.SuSE to the new spelling

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 Studio Onsite 1.3 :

zypper in -t patch slestso13-openssl-12557=1

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 5 :

zypper in -t patch sleclo50sp3-openssl-12557=1

SUSE Manager Proxy 2.1 :

zypper in -t patch slemap21-openssl-12557=1

SUSE Manager 2.1 :

zypper in -t patch sleman21-openssl-12557=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp4-openssl-12557=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-openssl-12557=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-openssl-12557=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP2-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch slessp2-openssl-12557=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-openssl-12557=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-openssl-12557=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp2-openssl-12557=1

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 91158

File Name: suse_SU-2016-1290-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/05/16

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:libopenssl-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libopenssl0_9_8, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libopenssl0_9_8-hmac, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssl-doc, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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: 2016/05/12

Reference Information

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

OSVDB: 135151, 137577, 137898, 137899, 137900