OracleVM 3.3 : openssl (OVMSA-2016-0001) (SLOTH)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 87800


The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.


The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- fix CVE-2015-7575 - disallow use of MD5 in TLS1.2

- fix CVE-2015-3194 - certificate verify crash with missing PSS parameter

- fix CVE-2015-3195 - X509_ATTRIBUTE memory leak

- fix CVE-2015-3196 - race condition when handling PSK identity hint


Update the affected openssl package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 87800

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0001.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/01/08

Modified: 2017/02/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


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: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:openssl, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.3

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/01/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3194, CVE-2015-3195, CVE-2015-3196, CVE-2015-7575

OSVDB: 131038, 131039, 131040, 132305