SUSE SLES10 Security Update : openssl (SUSE-SU-2016:1360-1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 91282


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


This update for OpenSSL fixes the following security issues :

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

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

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

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

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

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.


Update the affected openssl packages

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 91282

File Name: suse_SU-2016-1360-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/05/20

Modified: 2017/12/28

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:openssl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssl-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssl-doc, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:10

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: 2016/05/19

Reference Information

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

OSVDB: 135151, 137577, 137898, 137899, 137900