OpenSUSE Linux update for openssl-1

Published: 2019-02-08 13:27:05 | Updated: 2019-02-08
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2018-0737
CVSSv3 2.9 [CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-200
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software Opensuse
Vulnerable software versions Opensuse 15.0
Vendor URL Novell

Security Advisory

1) Information disclosure

Description

The vulnerability allows a local attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

The weakness exists in the RSA key generation algorithm's BN_mod_inverse() and BN_mod_exp_mont() functions due to a cache timing side channel attack. A local attacker can recover the private key.

Remediation

Update the affected packages.

External links

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-02/msg00009.html

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