FreeBSD : openssl -- TLS extension parsing race condition (3042c33a-f237-11df-9d02-0018fe623f2b)

high Nessus Plugin ID 50627

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Synopsis

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description

OpenSSL Team reports :

Rob Hulswit has found a flaw in the OpenSSL TLS server extension code parsing which on affected servers can be exploited in a buffer overrun attack.

Any OpenSSL based TLS server is vulnerable if it is multi-threaded and uses OpenSSL's internal caching mechanism. Servers that are multi-process and/or disable internal session caching are NOT affected.

In particular the Apache HTTP server (which never uses OpenSSL internal caching) and Stunnel (which includes its own workaround) are NOT affected.

Solution

Update the affected package.

See Also

https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20101116.txt

http://www.nessus.org/u?c36a26d7

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 50627

File Name: freebsd_pkg_3042c33af23711df9d020018fe623f2b.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Published: 11/18/2010

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:openssl, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 11/17/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/8/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3864