RHEL 8 : openssl (RHSA-2019:3700)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 130567

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for openssl is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Low. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link (s) in the References section.

OpenSSL is a toolkit that implements the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocols, as well as a full-strength general-purpose cryptography library.

The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version:
openssl (1.1.1c). (BZ#1643026)

Security Fix(es) :

* openssl: timing side channel attack in the DSA signature algorithm (CVE-2018-0734)

* openssl: timing side channel attack in the ECDSA signature generation (CVE-2018-0735)

* openssl: ChaCha20-Poly1305 with long nonces (CVE-2019-1543)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Additional Changes :

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.1 Release Notes linked from the References section.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?774148ae

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3700

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-0734

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-0735

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-1543

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 130567

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-3700.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/11/06

Updated: 2019/11/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openssl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openssl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openssl-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openssl-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openssl-libs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openssl-libs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openssl-perl, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8

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

Patch Publication Date: 2019/11/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/10/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0734, CVE-2018-0735, CVE-2019-1543

RHSA: 2019:3700