openSUSE Security Update : libressl (openSUSE-2017-222)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 97076
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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for libressl fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-7056: Difficult to execute cache timing attack that may have allowed a local user to recover the private part from ECDSA P-256 keys (boo#1019334)

Solution

Update the affected libressl packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1019334

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 97076

File Name: openSUSE-2017-222.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/9/2017

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcrypto36, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcrypto36-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcrypto36-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcrypto36-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcrypto37, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcrypto37-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcrypto37-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcrypto37-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libressl, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libressl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libressl-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libressl-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libressl-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libssl37, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libssl37-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libssl37-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libssl37-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libssl38, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libssl38-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libssl38-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libssl38-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtls10, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtls10-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtls10-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtls10-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtls9, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtls9-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtls9-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtls9-debuginfo-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2/7/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7056