Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.04 / 15.10 : openssl vulnerabilities (USN-2830-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 87236

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

Guy Leaver discovered that OpenSSL incorrectly handled a ServerKeyExchange for an anonymous DH ciphersuite with the value of p set to 0. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause OpenSSL to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only applied to Ubuntu 15.10. (CVE-2015-1794)

Hanno Bock discovered that the OpenSSL Montgomery squaring procedure algorithm may produce incorrect results when being used on x86_64. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to break encryption.
This issue only applied to Ubuntu 15.10. (CVE-2015-3193)

Loic Jonas Etienne discovered that OpenSSL incorrectly handled ASN.1 signatures with a missing PSS parameter. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause OpenSSL to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2015-3194)

Adam Langley discovered that OpenSSL incorrectly handled malformed X509_ATTRIBUTE structures. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause OpenSSL to consume resources, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2015-3195)

It was discovered that OpenSSL incorrectly handled PSK identity hints.
A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause OpenSSL to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only applied to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 15.04. (CVE-2015-3196).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected libssl1.0.0 package.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/2830-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 87236

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2830-1.nasl

Version: 2.18

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/8/2015

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libssl1.0.0, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.10

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/7/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/6/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1794, CVE-2015-3193, CVE-2015-3194, CVE-2015-3195, CVE-2015-3196

USN: 2830-1