Scientific Linux Security Update : openssl on SL7.x x86_64 (20180410)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 109455
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Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

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)

Additional Changes :

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?7eb34667

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 109455

File Name: sl_20180410_openssl_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/1/2018

Updated: 2/24/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/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:fermilab:scientific_linux:openssl, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:openssl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:openssl-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:openssl-libs, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:openssl-perl, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:openssl-static, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 4/10/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/2/2017

Reference Information

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