SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : openssl (SUSE-SU-2017:0441-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 97129


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


This update for openssl fixes the following issues contained in the OpenSSL Security Advisory [26 Jan 2017] (bsc#1021641) Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2016-7055: The x86_64 optimized montgomery multiplication may produce incorrect results (bsc#1009528)

- CVE-2017-3731: Truncated packet could crash via OOB read (bsc#1022085)

- CVE-2017-3732: BN_mod_exp may produce incorrect results on x86_64 (bsc#1022086)

- Degrade the 3DES cipher to MEDIUM in SSLv2 (bsc#1001912) Non-security issues fixed :

- fix crash in openssl speed (bsc#1000677)

- fix X509_CERT_FILE path (bsc#1022271)

- AES XTS key parts must not be identical in FIPS mode (bsc#1019637)

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-SP2-2017-228=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-228=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-228=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2017-228=1

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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 97129

File Name: suse_SU-2017-0441-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/02/13

Modified: 2018/01/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libopenssl-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libopenssl1_0_0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libopenssl1_0_0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libopenssl1_0_0-hmac, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssl-debugsource, 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: 2017/02/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7055, CVE-2017-3731, CVE-2017-3732

OSVDB: 147021, 151018, 151020