openSUSE Security Update : openssl (openSUSE-2017-255)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 97275
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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

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

Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2016-7056: A local ECSDA P-256 timing attack that might have allowed key recovery was fixed (bsc#1019334)

- CVE-2016-8610: A remote denial of service in SSL alert handling was fixed (bsc#1005878)

- CVE-2016-2108: Added a missing commit for CVE-2016-2108, fixing the negative zero handling in the ASN.1 decoder (bsc#1004499)

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

- Degrade the 3DES cipher to MEDIUM in SSLv2 (bsc#1001912)

Bugs fixed :

- fix crash in openssl speed (bsc#1000677)

- fix ca-bundle path (bsc#1022271)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP1:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected openssl packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1000677

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1001912

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1004499

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1005878

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

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1021641

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1022085

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1022271

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 97275

File Name: openSUSE-2017-255.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/21/2017

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libopenssl-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libopenssl-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libopenssl1_0_0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libopenssl1_0_0-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libopenssl1_0_0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libopenssl1_0_0-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libopenssl1_0_0-hmac, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libopenssl1_0_0-hmac-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssl, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssl-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2/16/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2108, CVE-2016-7056, CVE-2016-8610, CVE-2017-3731