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Openssl 1.0.1.g security issue

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 3 (SLES 11 SP3)


For servers that have been manually installed with the feature openssl-1.0.1 version; security vulnerabilities have been found and fixed. 
  • SSL/TLS MITM vulnerability. (CVE-2014-0224)
  • DTLS recursion flaw. (CVE-2014-0221)
  • DTLS invalid fragment vulnerability. (CVE-2014-0195)
  • SSL_MODE_RELEASE_BUFFERS NULL pointer dereference. (CVE-2014-0198)
  • Anonymous ECDH denial of service. (CVE-2014-3470)

For in depth details see the "Additional Information" section. 


The patch was released June 5th 2014, in update openssl-1.0.1g-0.16.1. Apply the openssl rpms via online updates.   Manual Download  (choose architecture)
It is suggested to update to the latest released version of openssl to be current with security fixes.


Additional Information

This patch fixes CVE-2014-0195, CVE-2014-0198, CVE-2014-0221, CVE-2014-0224, CVE-2014-3470

CVE-2014-0195 and CVE-2014-0198 did not affect the openssl version 0.9.8j.  For information about that version see TID 7015162.


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  • Document ID:7015189
  • Creation Date: 13-Jun-2014
  • Modified Date:28-Sep-2022
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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