SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : compat-openssl098 (SUSE-SU-2017:0605-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 97550
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Synopsis

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

Description

This update for compat-openssl098 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)

- degrade 3DES to MEDIUM in SSL2 (bsc#1001912)

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

- fix crash in openssl speed (bsc#1000677)

- don't attempt session resumption if no ticket is present and session ID length is zero (bsc#984663)

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.

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2017-319=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2017-319=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 12:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Legacy-12-2017-319=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2017-319=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2017-319=1

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1000677

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1001912

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1004499

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1005878

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1019334

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1021641

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=984663

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2108/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7056/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8610/

http://www.nessus.org/u?e5901b77

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 97550

File Name: suse_SU-2017-0605-1.nasl

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/6/2017

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:compat-openssl098-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libopenssl0_9_8, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libopenssl0_9_8-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/3/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/5/2016

Reference Information

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