Debian DLA-456-1 : openssl security update

critical Nessus Plugin ID 90874
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Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in OpenSSL, a Secure Socket Layer toolkit.

CVE-2016-2105

Guido Vranken discovered that an overflow can occur in the function EVP_EncodeUpdate(), used for Base64 encoding, if an attacker can supply a large amount of data. This could lead to a heap corruption.

CVE-2016-2106

Guido Vranken discovered that an overflow can occur in the function EVP_EncryptUpdate() if an attacker can supply a large amount of data.
This could lead to a heap corruption.

CVE-2016-2107

Juraj Somorovsky discovered a padding oracle in the AES CBC cipher implementation based on the AES-NI instruction set. This could allow an attacker to decrypt TLS traffic encrypted with one of the cipher suites based on AES CBC.

CVE-2016-2108

David Benjamin from Google discovered that two separate bugs in the ASN.1 encoder, related to handling of negative zero integer values and large universal tags, could lead to an out-of-bounds write.

CVE-2016-2109

Brian Carpenter discovered that when ASN.1 data is read from a BIO using functions such as d2i_CMS_bio(), a short invalid encoding can casuse allocation of large amounts of memory potentially consuming excessive resources or exhausting memory.

CVE-2016-2176

Guido Vranken discovered that ASN.1 Strings that are over 1024 bytes can cause an overread in applications using the X509_NAME_oneline() function on EBCDIC systems. This could result in arbitrary stack data being returned in the buffer.

Additional information about these issues can be found in the OpenSSL security advisory at https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20160503.txt

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

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2016/05/msg00006.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/openssl

https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20160503.txt

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 90874

File Name: debian_DLA-456.nasl

Version: 2.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/4/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libssl-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libssl-doc, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libssl1.0.0, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libssl1.0.0-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:openssl, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/3/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2105, CVE-2016-2106, CVE-2016-2107, CVE-2016-2108, CVE-2016-2109, CVE-2016-2176