openSUSE Security Update : openssl (openSUSE-2016-1130)

High Nessus Plugin ID 93756


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for openssl fixes the following issues :

OpenSSL Security Advisory [22 Sep 2016] (boo#999665)

Severity: High

- OCSP Status Request extension unbounded memory growth (CVE-2016-6304) (boo#999666)

Severity: Low

- Pointer arithmetic undefined behaviour (CVE-2016-2177) (boo#982575)

- Constant time flag not preserved in DSA signing (CVE-2016-2178) (boo#983249)

- DTLS buffered message DoS (CVE-2016-2179) (boo#994844)

- OOB read in TS_OBJ_print_bio() (CVE-2016-2180) (boo#990419)

- DTLS replay protection DoS (CVE-2016-2181) (boo#994749)

- OOB write in BN_bn2dec() (CVE-2016-2182) (boo#993819)

- Birthday attack against 64-bit block ciphers (SWEET32) (CVE-2016-2183) (boo#995359)

- Malformed SHA512 ticket DoS (CVE-2016-6302) (boo#995324)

- OOB write in MDC2_Update() (CVE-2016-6303) (boo#995377)

- Certificate message OOB reads (CVE-2016-6306) (boo#999668)

More information can be found on

- update expired S/MIME certs (boo#979475)

- allow >= 64GB AESGCM transfers (boo#988591)

- fix crash in print_notice (boo#998190)

- resume reading from /dev/urandom when interrupted by a signal (boo#995075)


Update the affected openssl packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93756

File Name: openSUSE-2016-1130.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/09/28

Modified: 2016/10/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

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


Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libopenssl-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libopenssl-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libopenssl1_0_0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libopenssl1_0_0-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libopenssl1_0_0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libopenssl1_0_0-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libopenssl1_0_0-hmac, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libopenssl1_0_0-hmac-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssl, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssl-debugsource, 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: 2016/09/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2177, CVE-2016-2178, CVE-2016-2179, CVE-2016-2180, CVE-2016-2181, CVE-2016-2182, CVE-2016-2183, CVE-2016-6302, CVE-2016-6303, CVE-2016-6304, CVE-2016-6306