GLSA-201407-05 : OpenSSL: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 76864


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201407-05 (OpenSSL: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenSSL. Please review the OpenSSL Security Advisory [05 Jun 2014] and the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could send specially crafted DTLS fragments to an OpenSSL DTLS client or server to possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process using OpenSSL.
Furthermore, an attacker could force the use of weak keying material in OpenSSL SSL/TLS clients and servers, inject data across sessions, or cause a Denial of Service via various vectors.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All OpenSSL users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/openssl-1.0.1h-r1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 76864

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201407-05.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/07/28

Modified: 2017/10/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:openssl, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/07/27

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-5298, CVE-2014-0195, CVE-2014-0198, CVE-2014-0221, CVE-2014-0224, CVE-2014-3470

BID: 66801, 67193, 67898, 67899, 67900, 67901

OSVDB: 105763, 106531, 107729, 107730, 107731, 107732

GLSA: 201407-05