AIX OpenSSL Advisory : openssl_advisory26.asc

medium Nessus Plugin ID 111353

Synopsis

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

Description

The version of OpenSSL installed on the remote AIX host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.

Solution

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

See Also

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/openssl_advisory26.asc

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 111353

File Name: aix_openssl_advisory26.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 7/26/2018

Updated: 9/17/2018

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-0739

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

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

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: 4/30/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/27/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0739

BID: 103518