Oracle Linux 5 : openssl (ELSA-2016-3576)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 91738


The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Description of changes:

- CVE-2016-0799 - Fix memory issues in BIO_*printf functions
- CVE-2016-2105 - Avoid overflow in EVP_EncodeUpdate
- CVE-2016-2106 - Fix encrypt overflow
- CVE-2016-2109 - Harden ASN.1 BIO handling of large amounts of data.


Update the affected openssl packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 91738

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2016-3576.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/06/22

Modified: 2016/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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


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:oracle:linux:openssl, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:openssl-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:openssl-perl, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:5

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/06/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0799, CVE-2016-2105, CVE-2016-2106, CVE-2016-2109