Amazon Linux AMI : openssl (ALAS-2011-04)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 69563
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Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

The MITRE CVE database describes CVE-2011-3207 as :

crypto/x509/x509_vfy.c in OpenSSL 1.0.x before 1.0.0e does not initialize certain structure members, which makes it easier for remote attackers to bypass CRL validation by using a nextUpdate value corresponding to a time in the past.

Solution

Run 'yum upgrade openssl' to upgrade your system.

See Also

https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/openssl-1.0.0e-1.fc14

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2011-4.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 69563

File Name: ala_ALAS-2011-04.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/4/2013

Updated: 1/30/2015

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:openssl, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:openssl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:openssl-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:openssl-perl, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:openssl-static, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 10/10/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3207

ALAS: 2011-04