GLSA-201712-03 : OpenSSL: Multiple vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 105263
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Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201712-03 (OpenSSL: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenSSL. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition, recover a private key in unlikely circumstances, circumvent security restrictions to perform unauthorized actions, or gain access to sensitive information.
Workaround :

There are no known workarounds at this time.

Solution

All OpenSSL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/openssl-1.0.2n'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201712-03

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 105263

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201712-03.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Published: 12/15/2017

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:openssl, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 12/14/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-3735, CVE-2017-3736, CVE-2017-3737, CVE-2017-3738

GLSA: 201712-03