GLSA-201811-21 : OpenSSL: Multiple vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 119275
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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-201811-21 (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, obtain private keying material, or gain access to sensitive information.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

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

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-21

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 119275

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201811-21.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 11/29/2018

Updated: 6/24/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-0737

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

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: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/28/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/27/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0733, CVE-2018-0737, CVE-2018-0739

GLSA: 201811-21