Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : openssl (cve_2012_0884_cryptographic_issue1)

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Synopsis :

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party
software.

Description :

The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address
security updates :

- The implementation of Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS)
and PKCS #7 in OpenSSL before 0.9.8u and 1.x before
1.0.0h does not properly restrict certain oracle
behavior, which makes it easier for context-dependent
attackers to decrypt data via a Million Message Attack
(MMA) adaptive chosen ciphertext attack. (CVE-2012-0884)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b5f8def1
http://www.nessus.org/u?4cf3c852

Solution :

Upgrade to Solaris 11/11 SRU 7.5.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80716 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0884

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