Debian DSA-2950-1 : openssl - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 74337
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Synopsis

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

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenSSL :

- CVE-2014-0195 Jueri Aedla discovered that a buffer overflow in processing DTLS fragments could lead to the execution of arbitrary code or denial of service.

- CVE-2014-0221 Imre Rad discovered the processing of DTLS hello packets is susceptible to denial of service.

- CVE-2014-0224 KIKUCHI Masashi discovered that carefully crafted handshakes can force the use of weak keys, resulting in potential man-in-the-middle attacks.

- CVE-2014-3470 Felix Groebert and Ivan Fratric discovered that the implementation of anonymous ECDH ciphersuites is suspectible to denial of service.

Additional information can be found at http://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20140605.txt

Solution

Upgrade the openssl packages.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 1.0.1e-2+deb7u10. All applications linked to openssl need to be restarted. You can use the tool checkrestart from the package debian-goodies to detect affected programs or reboot your system.
There's also a forthcoming security update for the Linux kernel later the day (CVE-2014-3153 ), so you need to reboot anyway. Perfect timing, isn't it?

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2014-0195

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2014-0221

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2014-0224

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2014-3470

https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20140605.txt

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2014-3153

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/openssl

https://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2950

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 74337

File Name: debian_DSA-2950.nasl

Version: 1.24

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/6/2014

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.4

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:openssl, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/5/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/5/2014

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0195, CVE-2014-0221, CVE-2014-0224, CVE-2014-3470

BID: 67898, 67899, 67900, 67901

DSA: 2950