CentOS 7 : openssl (CESA-2018:0998)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 109379

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for openssl is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

OpenSSL is a toolkit that implements the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocols, as well as a full-strength general-purpose cryptography library.

Security Fix(es) :

* openssl: bn_sqrx8x_internal carry bug on x86_64 (CVE-2017-3736)

* openssl: Read/write after SSL object in error state (CVE-2017-3737)

* openssl: rsaz_1024_mul_avx2 overflow bug on x86_64 (CVE-2017-3738)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Additional Changes :

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5 Release Notes linked from the References section.

Solution

Update the affected openssl packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?9cfa0b73

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 109379

File Name: centos_RHSA-2018-0998.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/04/27

Updated: 2019/10/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3.0

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:centos:centos:openssl, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openssl-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openssl-libs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openssl-perl, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openssl-static, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/CentOS/release, Host/CentOS/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2018/04/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/11/02

Reference Information

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

RHSA: 2018:0998