openSUSE Security Update : openssl (openSUSE-2017-256)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 97276


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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)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP2:Update update project.


Update the affected openssl packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 97276

File Name: openSUSE-2017-256.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/02/21

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


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: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:42.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/02/16

Reference Information

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