EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : openssl (EulerOS-SA-2021-2416)

high Nessus Plugin ID 153288

Synopsis

The remote EulerOS host is missing multiple security updates.

Description

According to the versions of the openssl packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- Calls to EVP_CipherUpdate, EVP_EncryptUpdate and EVP_DecryptUpdate may overflow the output length argument in some cases where the input length is close to the maximum permissable length for an integer on the platform. In such cases the return value from the function call will be 1 (indicating success), but the output length value will be negative. This could cause applications to behave incorrectly or crash.(CVE-2021-23840)

- The OpenSSL public API function X509_issuer_and_serial_hash() attempts to create a unique hash value based on the issuer and serial number data contained within an X509 certificate. However it fails to correctly handle any errors that may occur while parsing the issuer field (which might occur if the issuer field is maliciously constructed). This may subsequently result in a NULL pointer deref and a crash leading to a potential denial of service attack. The function X509_issuer_and_serial_hash() is never directly called by OpenSSL itself so applications are only vulnerable if they use this function directly and they use it on certificates that may have been obtained from untrusted sources.(CVE-2021-23841)

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

Solution

Update the affected openssl packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?058dac8e

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 153288

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2021-2416.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 9/14/2021

Updated: 11/30/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-23840

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:openssl-devel, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:openssl-libs, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:2.0, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:openssl

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

Excluded KB Items: Host/EulerOS/uvp_version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/14/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-23840, CVE-2021-23841