Security update for openssl

SUSE Security Update: Security update for openssl
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:1553-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1089039 #1097158 #1097624 #1098592 #1101470 #1104789 #1106197 #1110018 #1113534 #1113652 #1117951 #1127080 #1131291
Cross-References:CVE-2016-8610 CVE-2018-0732 CVE-2018-0734 CVE-2018-0737 CVE-2018-5407 CVE-2019-1559
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS

An update that solves 6 vulnerabilities and has 7 fixes is now available.


This update for openssl fixes the following issues:

  • CVE-2018-0732: Reject excessively large primes in DH key generation (bsc#1097158)
  • CVE-2018-0734: Timing vulnerability in DSA signature generation (bsc#1113652)
  • CVE-2018-0737: Cache timing vulnerability in RSA Key Generation (bsc#1089039)
  • CVE-2018-5407: Elliptic curve scalar multiplication timing attack defenses (fixes "PortSmash") (bsc#1113534)
  • CVE-2019-1559: Fix 0-byte record padding oracle via SSL_shutdown (bsc#1127080)
  • Fix One&Done side-channel attack on RSA (bsc#1104789)
  • Reject invalid EC point coordinates (bsc#1131291)
  • The 9 Lives of Bleichenbacher's CAT: Cache ATtacks on TLS Implementations (bsc#1117951)
  • Add missing error string to CVE-2016-8610 fix (bsc#1110018#c9)
  • blinding enhancements for ECDSA and DSA (bsc#1097624, bsc#1098592)

Non security fixes:
  • correct the error detection in the fips patch (bsc#1106197)
  • Add openssl(cli) Provide so the packages that require the openssl binary can require this instead of the new openssl meta package (bsc#1101470)

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2019-1553=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • libopenssl1_0_0-1.0.1i-27.34.1
    • libopenssl1_0_0-debuginfo-1.0.1i-27.34.1
    • libopenssl1_0_0-hmac-1.0.1i-27.34.1
    • openssl-1.0.1i-27.34.1
    • openssl-debuginfo-1.0.1i-27.34.1
    • openssl-debugsource-1.0.1i-27.34.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS (s390x x86_64):
    • libopenssl1_0_0-32bit-1.0.1i-27.34.1
    • libopenssl1_0_0-debuginfo-32bit-1.0.1i-27.34.1
    • libopenssl1_0_0-hmac-32bit-1.0.1i-27.34.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS (noarch):
    • openssl-doc-1.0.1i-27.34.1