Fedora 32 : 1:openssl (2020-a31b01e945)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 144486

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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

New upstream release 1.1.1i with important security fix for possible server DoS issue.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website.
Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected 1:openssl package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2020-a31b01e945

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 144486

File Name: fedora_2020-a31b01e945.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/21/2020

Updated: 6/3/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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:N/I:N/A:H

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:1:openssl, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:32

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/21/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/8/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-1971

FEDORA: 2020-a31b01e945

IAVA: 2020-A-0566-S