GLSA-201811-21 : OpenSSL: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 119275

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: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2018/11/29

Modified: 2018/11/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3.0

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: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:openssl, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/28

Reference Information

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

GLSA: 201811-21