SUSE-SU-2012:0478-1

Security update for OpenSSL

SUSE Security Update: Security update for OpenSSL
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2012:0478-1
Rating: moderate
References: #748738 #749210 #749213 #751946
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4
  • SLE SDK 10 SP4

  • An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has two fixes is now available.

    Description:


    The following security issue has been fixed:

    * Specially crafted MIME headers could cause OpenSSL's
    ans1 parser to dereference a NULL pointer leading to a
    Denial of Service (CVE-2006-7250) or fail verfication
    (CVE-2012-1165).

    Additionally, two other bugs have been fixed:

    * bnc#749213 free() headers after use in error message
    * bnc#749210 symmetric crypto errors in PKCS7_decrypt

    Security Issue references:

    * CVE-2006-7250
    >
    * CVE-2012-1165
    >

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc s390x x86_64):
    • openssl-0.9.8a-18.64.3
    • openssl-devel-0.9.8a-18.64.3
    • openssl-doc-0.9.8a-18.64.3
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 (s390x x86_64):
    • openssl-32bit-0.9.8a-18.64.3
    • openssl-devel-32bit-0.9.8a-18.64.3
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 (ia64):
    • openssl-x86-0.9.8a-18.64.3
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 (ppc):
    • openssl-64bit-0.9.8a-18.64.3
    • openssl-devel-64bit-0.9.8a-18.64.3
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4 (i586 x86_64):
    • openssl-0.9.8a-18.64.3
    • openssl-devel-0.9.8a-18.64.3
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4 (x86_64):
    • openssl-32bit-0.9.8a-18.64.3
    • openssl-devel-32bit-0.9.8a-18.64.3
    • SLE SDK 10 SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc s390x x86_64):
    • openssl-doc-0.9.8a-18.64.3

    References:

    • http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2006-7250.html
    • http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-1165.html
    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/748738
    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/749210
    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/749213
    • https://bugzilla.novell.com/751946
    • http://download.suse.com/patch/finder/?keywords=f6896f36048d7e8f3d49c12c286ae0d8