Amazon Linux 2 : openssl (ALAS-2019-1153)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 121366

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.

Description

The OpenSSL DSA signature algorithm has been shown to be vulnerable to a timing side channel attack. An attacker could use variations in the signing algorithm to recover the private key. (CVE-2018-0734)

Solution

Run 'yum update openssl' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/AL2/ALAS-2019-1153.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 121366

File Name: al2_ALAS-2019-1153.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/25/2019

Updated: 2/20/2020

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

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:amazon:linux:openssl, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:openssl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:openssl-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:openssl-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:openssl-perl, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:openssl-static, cpe:/o:amazon:linux:2

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/25/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/30/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0734

ALAS: 2019-1153