Scientific Linux Security Update : openssl on SL7.x x86_64 (20190313)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 122845
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Synopsis

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

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- openssl: Side-channel vulnerability on SMT/Hyper-Threading architectures (PortSmash) (CVE-2018-5407)

Bug Fix(es) :

- Perform the RSA signature self-tests with SHA-256

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?63530bb6

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 122845

File Name: sl_20190313_openssl_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/14/2019

Updated: 2/24/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 1.9

Temporal Score: 1.5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 4.2

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

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/13/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/15/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5407