Fedora 23 : openssl-1.0.2g-2.fc23 (2016-2802690366)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 89499
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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

New upstream release fixing security issues. Note that SSLv2 was already disabled by default in Fedora OpenSSL.

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

Solution

Update the affected openssl package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1310596

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1310599

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1312219

http://www.nessus.org/u?9b0c58f2

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 89499

File Name: fedora_2016-2802690366.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/4/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:openssl, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:23

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/3/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0702, CVE-2016-0705, CVE-2016-0799