SUSE SLES12 Security Update : libtcnative-1-0 (SUSE-SU-2016:2871-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 95281


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


This update for libtcnative-1-0 fixes the following issues :

- Upgrade to libtcnative-1.1.34 (bugfix release) (bsc#1004455) See hangelog.html

- Unconditionally disable export Ciphers.

- Improve ephemeral key handling for DH and ECDH.
Parameter strength is by default derived from the certificate key strength.

- APIs SSL.generateRSATempKey() and SSL.loadDSATempKey() are no longer supported.

- Various bugfixes.

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 Software Development Kit 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2016-1680=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-1680=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2016-1680=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2016-1680=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1680=1

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 95281

File Name: suse_SU-2016-2871-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/11/23

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libtcnative-1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libtcnative-1-0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libtcnative-1-0-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2016/11/22