AlmaLinux 9 : opencryptoki (ALSA-2024:1239)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 191788


The remote AlmaLinux host is missing a security update.


The remote AlmaLinux 9 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ALSA-2024:1239 advisory.

- A timing side-channel vulnerability has been discovered in the opencryptoki package while processing RSA PKCS#1 v1.5 padded ciphertexts. This flaw could potentially enable unauthorized RSA ciphertext decryption or signing, even without access to the corresponding private key. (CVE-2024-0914)

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


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 191788

File Name: alma_linux_ALSA-2024-1239.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Published: 3/11/2024

Updated: 3/11/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2024-0914


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:H/I:N/A:N

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:opencryptoki, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:opencryptoki-ccatok, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:opencryptoki-devel, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:opencryptoki-ep11tok, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:opencryptoki-icatok, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:opencryptoki-icsftok, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:opencryptoki-libs, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:opencryptoki-swtok, cpe:/o:alma:linux:9, cpe:/o:alma:linux:9::appstream, cpe:/o:alma:linux:9::baseos, cpe:/o:alma:linux:9::crb, cpe:/o:alma:linux:9::highavailability, cpe:/o:alma:linux:9::nfv, cpe:/o:alma:linux:9::realtime, cpe:/o:alma:linux:9::resilientstorage, cpe:/o:alma:linux:9::sap, cpe:/o:alma:linux:9::sap_hana, cpe:/o:alma:linux:9::supplementary

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/7/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/31/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-0914

CWE: 203, 208, 385