RHEL 8 : openssl (RHSA-2022:5818)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 163791

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2022:5818 advisory.

- openssl: c_rehash script allows command injection (CVE-2022-1292)

- openssl: the c_rehash script allows command injection (CVE-2022-2068)

- openssl: AES OCB fails to encrypt some bytes (CVE-2022-2097)

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

Solution

Update the RHEL openssl package based on the guidance in RHSA-2022:5818.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?18898300

https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2022:5818

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2081494

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2097310

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2100554

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2104905

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 163791

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2022-5818.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/3/2022

Updated: 4/28/2024

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-2068

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/3/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/3/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-1292, CVE-2022-2068, CVE-2022-2097

CWE: 325, 77

IAVA: 2022-A-0186-S, 2022-A-0257-S, 2022-A-0265-S

RHSA: 2022:5818