Upstream information

CVE-2016-7798 at MITRE

Description

The openssl gem for Ruby uses the same initialization vector (IV) in GCM Mode (aes-*-gcm) when the IV is set before the key, which makes it easier for context-dependent attackers to bypass the encryption protection mechanism.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 5 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial Partial
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact None None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.5 3.7
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low High
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction None None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High Low
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact None None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1055265 [NEW]

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Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
CaaS Platform 1.0 ruby2.1 Affected
OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7.0 ruby2.1 Affected
SUSE Lifecycle Management Server 1.3 ruby Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 ruby Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 ruby2.1 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 ruby Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 ruby2.1 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 ruby Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 ruby Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 ruby2.1 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 ruby Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 ruby2.1 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS ruby Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 ruby Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS ruby Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS ruby2.1 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS ruby Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS ruby2.1 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 ruby Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 ruby2.1 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ruby Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ruby2.1 Affected
SUSE Studio Onsite 1.3 ruby Not affected
SUSE Studio Onsite 1.3 ruby19 Not affected