AIX OpenSSL Advisory : openssl_advisory25.asc

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 107232


The remote AIX host has a version of OpenSSL installed that is affected by an unspecified vulnerability.


The version of OpenSSL installed on the remote AIX host is affected by a vulnerability in OpenSSL cothat allows a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions. An attacker can exploit this vulnerability to bypass the decryption or encryption process and perform unauthorized actions.


A fix is available and can be downloaded from the IBM AIX website.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 107232

File Name: aix_openssl_advisory25.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 2018/03/08

Updated: 2018/07/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:ibm:aix, cpe:/a:openssl:openssl

Required KB Items: Host/AIX/lslpp, Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AIX/version

Patch Publication Date: 2018/01/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/01/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-3737

BID: 102103