Amazon Linux AMI : openssl098e (ALAS-2014-350)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 78293

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VPR Score: 8.5

Synopsis

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

Description

It was found that OpenSSL clients and servers could be forced, via a specially crafted handshake packet, to use weak keying material for communication. A man-in-the-middle attacker could use this flaw to decrypt and modify traffic between a client and a server.
(CVE-2014-0224)

Solution

Run 'yum update openssl098e' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2014-350.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 78293

File Name: ala_ALAS-2014-350.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/10/12

Updated: 2019/11/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 8.5

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:openssl098e, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:openssl098e-debuginfo, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/09/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/06/05

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0224

ALAS: 2014-350

RHSA: 2014:0626