OpenSSL 1.0.1 < 1.0.1g Multiple Vulnerabilities (Heartbleed)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 73404
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VPR Score: 7.3

Synopsis

The remote service may be affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

According to its banner, the remote web server uses a version of OpenSSL 1.0.1 prior to 1.0.1g. The OpenSSL library is, therefore, reportedly affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- An error exists related to the implementation of the Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm (ECDSA) that could allow nonce disclosure via the 'FLUSH+RELOAD' cache side-channel attack. (CVE-2014-0076)

- An out-of-bounds read error, known as the 'Heartbleed Bug', exists related to handling TLS heartbeat extensions that could allow an attacker to obtain sensitive information such as primary key material, secondary key material and other protected content.
(CVE-2014-0160)

Solution

Upgrade to OpenSSL 1.0.1g or later.

Alternatively, recompile OpenSSL with the '-DOPENSSL_NO_HEARTBEATS' flag to disable the vulnerable functionality.

See Also

http://heartbleed.com/

http://eprint.iacr.org/2014/140

https://www.openssl.org/news/vulnerabilities.html#2014-0076

http://www.openssl.org/news/vulnerabilities.html#2014-0160

https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20140407.txt

https://www.mail-archive.com/[email protected]/msg00131.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?0f749f1b

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 73404

File Name: openssl_1_0_1g.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 4/8/2014

Updated: 11/26/2019

Dependencies: 57323

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 7.3

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2014-0160

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:openssl:openssl

Required KB Items: openssl/port

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/7/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/24/2014

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0076, CVE-2014-0160

BID: 66363, 66690

CERT: 720951

EDB-ID: 32745, 32764, 32791, 32998