SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : compat-openssl098 (SUSE-SU-2016:2468-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 93909

Synopsis

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

Description

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:
https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20160922.txt 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.

Solution

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'.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=979475

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=982575

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=983249

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=993819

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=994749

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=994844

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=995075

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=995324

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=995359

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=995377

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=998190

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=999665

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=999666

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=999668

https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20160922.txt

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2177/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2178/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2179/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2181/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2182/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2183/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6302/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6303/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6304/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6306/

http://www.nessus.org/u?6a5edea4

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93909

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

Version: 2.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/10/07

Updated: 2019/09/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

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: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: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/10/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/06/20

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