GLSA-201601-05 : OpenSSL: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 88586


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201601-05 (OpenSSL: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenSSL. Please review the upstream advisory and CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Note that the list includes CVE identifiers for an older OpenSSL Security Advisory (3 Dec 2015) for which we have not issued a GLSA before.
Impact :

A remote attacker could disclose a server’s private DH exponent, or complete SSLv2 handshakes using ciphers that have been disabled on the server.
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-1.0.2f'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 88586

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201601-05.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/02/05

Modified: 2017/10/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


Base Score: 7.5

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/01/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1794, CVE-2015-3193, CVE-2015-3194, CVE-2015-3195, CVE-2015-3196, CVE-2015-3197, CVE-2016-0701

GLSA: 201601-05