Amazon Linux 2 : openssl (ALAS-2019-1362)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 131030
SynopsisThe remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.
DescriptionIf an application encounters a fatal protocol error and then calls SSL_shutdown() twice (once to send a close_notify, and once to receive one) then OpenSSL can respond differently to the calling application if a 0 byte record is received with invalid padding compared to if a 0 byte record is received with an invalid MAC. If the application then behaves differently based on that in a way that is detectable to the remote peer, then this amounts to a padding oracle that could be used to decrypt data. In order for this to be exploitable 'non-stitched' ciphersuites must be in use. Stitched ciphersuites are optimised implementations of certain commonly used ciphersuites. Also the application must call SSL_shutdown() twice even if a protocol error has occurred (applications should not do this but some do anyway).
Fixed in OpenSSL 1.0.2r (Affected 1.0.2-1.0.2q). (CVE-2019-1559)
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. Fixed in OpenSSL 1.1.1a (Affected 1.1.1). Fixed in OpenSSL 1.1.0j (Affected 1.1.0-1.1.0i).
Fixed in OpenSSL 1.0.2q (Affected 1.0.2-1.0.2p). (CVE-2018-0734)
SolutionRun 'yum update openssl' to update your system.