SUSE SLED12 Security Update : compat-openssl098 (SUSE-SU-2016:2468-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 93909


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


This update for compat-openssl098 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 behaviour (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 Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2016-1441=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 12:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Legacy-12-2016-1441=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1441=1

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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93909

File Name: suse_SU-2016-2468-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/10/07

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: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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/10/06

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