Scientific Linux Security Update : openssl on SL7.x i686/x86_64 (2022:0064)

high Nessus Plugin ID 156719

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Scientific Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the SLSA-2022:0064-1 advisory.

- openssl: Read buffer overruns processing ASN.1 strings (CVE-2021-3712)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://www.scientificlinux.org/category/sl-errata/slsa-20220064-1

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 156719

File Name: sl_20220112_openssl_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/13/2022

Updated: 1/13/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-3712

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.4

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:openssl, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:openssl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:openssl-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:openssl-libs, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:openssl-perl, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:openssl-static

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/12/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/16/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-3712

IAVA: 2021-A-0395-S, 2021-A-0487

RHSA: RHSA-2022:0064