SUSE-SU-2018:0112-1: important: Security update for openssl

\n\n SUSE Security Update: Security update for openssl

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:0112-1
Rating: important
References: #1000677 #1001502 #1001912 #1004499 #1005878
#1019334 #1021641 #1022085 #1022271 #1027908
#1032261 #1055825 #1056058 #1065363 #990592

Cross-References: CVE-2016-2108 CVE-2016-7056 CVE-2016-8610
CVE-2017-3731 CVE-2017-3735
Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS

An update that solves 5 vulnerabilities and has 10 fixes is
now available.


This update for openssl fixes the following issues:

Security issues fixed:

– CVE-2016-7056: ECSDA P-256 timing attack key recovery (bsc#1019334)
– CVE-2017-3731: Truncated packet could crash via OOB read (bsc#1022085)
– CVE-2016-8610: remote denial of service in SSL alert handling
– CVE-2017-3735: Malformed X.509 IPAdressFamily could cause OOB read

Bug fixes:

– support alternate root ca chains (bsc#1032261)
– X509_get_default_cert_file() returns an incorrect path (bsc#1022271)
– Segmentation fault in ‘openssl speed’ when engine library file cannot be
found (bsc#1000677)
– adjust DEFAULT_SUSE to meet 1.0.2 and current state (bsc#1027908)
– Missing important ciphers in openssl 1.0.1i-47.1 on SLES12 SP1
– out of bounds read+crash in DES_fcrypt (bsc#1065363)
– tracker bug for January 26th 2017 release (bsc#1021641)
– patch for CVE-2016-2108 fails negative zero exploit (bsc#1001502)
– Birthday attacks on 64-bit block ciphers aka triple-des (SWEET32)
– Include additional patch for CVE-2016-2108 (bsc#1004499)
– openssl DEFAULT_SUSE cipher list is missing ECDHE-ECDSA ciphers

Patch Instructions:

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

– SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2018-79=1

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

Package List:

– SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS (ppc64le s390x x86_64):


– SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS (s390x x86_64):


– SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS (noarch):



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