OracleVM 3.4 : openssl (OVMSA-2019-0040)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 127975


The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.


The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- Oracle bug 28730228: backport (CVE-2018-0732)

- Oracle bug 28758493: backport (CVE-2018-0737)

- Merge upstream patch to fix (CVE-2018-0739)

- Avoid out-of-bounds read. Fixes CVE-2017-3735. By Rich Salz

- sha256 is used for the RSA pairwise consistency test instead of sha1

- fix CVE-2019-1559 - 0-byte record padding oracle


Update the affected openssl package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 127975

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2019-0040.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 8/20/2019

Updated: 5/23/2022

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.1


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-3735


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:oracle:vm:openssl, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.4

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/15/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/28/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-3735, CVE-2018-0732, CVE-2018-0737, CVE-2018-0739, CVE-2019-1559