SUSE SLES11 Security Update : openssl (SUSE-SU-2016:2458-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 93893


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


This update for openssl fixes the following issues: OpenSSL Security Advisory [22 Sep 2016] (bsc#999665) Severity: High

- OCSP Status Request extension unbounded memory growth (CVE-2016-6304) (bsc#999666) Severity: Low

- Pointer arithmetic undefined behavior (CVE-2016-2177) (bsc#982575)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

- Certificate message OOB reads (CVE-2016-6306) (bsc#999668) More information can be found on: Bugs fixed :

- Update expired S/MIME certs (bsc#979475)

- Fix crash in print_notice (bsc#998190)

- Resume reading from /dev/urandom when interrupted by a signal (bsc#995075)

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-12774=1

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 5:zypper in -t patch sleclo50sp3-openssl-12774=1

SUSE Manager Proxy 2.1:zypper in -t patch slemap21-openssl-12774=1

SUSE Manager 2.1:zypper in -t patch sleman21-openssl-12774=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-openssl-12774=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-openssl-12774=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS:zypper in -t patch slessp3-openssl-12774=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP2-LTSS:zypper in -t patch slessp2-openssl-12774=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch sleposp3-openssl-12774=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-openssl-12774=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-openssl-12774=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP2:zypper in -t patch dbgsp2-openssl-12774=1

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93893

File Name: suse_SU-2016-2458-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/10/06

Modified: 2016/12/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9

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:F/RL:O/RC:X

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: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/10/05

Reference Information

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

OSVDB: 139313, 139471, 143021, 143259, 143309, 143387, 143388, 143389, 143392, 144687, 144688