Security update for OpenSSL

SUSE Security Update: Security update for OpenSSL
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2013:0549-2
Rating: moderate
References: #779952 #802648 #802746
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 LTSS

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


    OpenSSL has been updated to fix several security issues:

    * CVE-2012-4929: Avoid the openssl CRIME attack by
    disabling SSL compression by default. Setting the
    environment variable "OPENSSL_NO_DEFAULT_ZLIB" to "no"
    enables compression again.
    * CVE-2013-0169: Timing attacks against TLS could be
    used by physically local attackers to gain access to
    transmitted plain text or private keymaterial. This issue
    is also known as the "Lucky-13" issue.
    * CVE-2013-0166: A OCSP invalid key denial of service
    issue was fixed.

    Security Issue references:

    * CVE-2013-0169
    * CVE-2013-0166

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 LTSS (i586 s390x x86_64):
    • openssl-0.9.8a-
    • openssl-devel-0.9.8a-
    • openssl-doc-0.9.8a-
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 LTSS (s390x x86_64):
    • openssl-32bit-0.9.8a-
    • openssl-devel-32bit-0.9.8a-