openSUSE Security Update : mbedtls (openSUSE-2017-372)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 97905
SynopsisThe remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThis update to mbedtls 1.3.19 fixes security issues and bugs.
The following vulnerability was fixed :
CVE-2017-2784: A remote user could have used a specially crafted certificate to cause mbedtls to free a buffer allocated on the stack when verifying the validity of public key with a secp224k1 curve, which could have allowed remote code execution on some platforms (boo#1029017)
The following non-security changes are included :
- Add checks to prevent signature forgeries for very large messages while using RSA through the PK module in 64-bit systems.
- Fixed potential livelock during the parsing of a CRL in PEM format
SolutionUpdate the affected mbedtls packages.