OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : openssl (OVMSA-2017-0042)

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Synopsis :

The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.

Description :

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

- fix CVE-2017-3731 - DoS via truncated packets with
RC4-MD5 cipher

- fix CVE-2016-8610 - DoS of single-threaded servers via
excessive alerts

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?bbd90b22
http://www.nessus.org/u?31fd29bd

Solution :

Update the affected openssl package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97316 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-8610
CVE-2017-3731

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