OpenSSL SEoL (1.0.1.x)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 182213

Synopsis

An unsupported version of OpenSSL is installed on the remote host.

Description

According to its version, OpenSSL is 1.0.1.x. It is, therefore, no longer maintained by its vendor or provider.

Lack of support implies that no new security patches for the product will be released by the vendor. As a result, it may contain security vulnerabilities.

Solution

Upgrade to a version of OpenSSL that is currently supported.

See Also

https://www.openssl.org/news/vulnerabilities-1.0.1.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 182213

File Name: openssl_1_0_1_seol.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: combined

Family: Misc.

Published: 9/29/2023

Updated: 5/31/2024

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information

CVSS Score Rationale: Tenable standard unsupported software score.

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS Score Source: manual

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:openssl:openssl

Required KB Items: installed_sw/OpenSSL