OpenSSL < 0.9.8q / 1.0.0c Multiple Vulnerabilities

medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801055
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Synopsis

The remote web server is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.

Description

Versions of OpenSSL earlier than 0.9.8q and 1.0.0c are potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- It may be possible to downgrade the ciphersuite to a weaker version by modifying the stored session cache cipher suite.

- An error exists in the J-PAKE implementation which could lead to successful validation by someone with no knowledge of the shared secret.
IAVA Reference : 2011-A-0160
IAVB Reference : 2012-B-0038
STIG Finding Severity : Category I

Solution

Upgrade to OpenSSL 0.9.8q, 1.0.0c, or later.

See Also

http://.openssl.org/news/secadv_20101202.txt

seb.dbzteam.org/crypto/jpake-session-key-retrieval.pdf

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 801055

Family: Web Servers

Published: 12/7/2010

Updated: 12/7/2010

Nessus ID: 51058, 51892

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 3.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 12/2/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/2/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-4180, CVE-2010-4252

BID: 45163, 45164