OracleVM 3.3 : openssl (OVMSA-2016-0031)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 89066


The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.


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

- fix CVE-2016-0702 - side channel attack on modular exponentiation

- fix CVE-2016-0705 - double-free in DSA private key parsing

- fix CVE-2016-0797 - heap corruption in BN_hex2bn and BN_dec2bn

- fix CVE-2015-3197 - SSLv2 ciphersuite enforcement

- disable SSLv2 in the generic TLS method


Update the affected openssl package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 89066

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0031.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.21 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/03/02

Modified: 2017/02/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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


Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/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: 2016/03/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3197, CVE-2016-0702, CVE-2016-0705, CVE-2016-0797

OSVDB: 133715, 135121, 135150, 135151