OracleVM 3.2 : openssl (OVMSA-2016-0071)

high Nessus Plugin ID 91751
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Synopsis

The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.

Description

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

- To disable SSLv2 client connections create the file /etc/sysconfig/openssl-ssl-client-kill-sslv2 (John Haxby) [orabug 21673934]

- Backport openssl 08-Jan-2015 security fixes (John Haxby) [orabug 20409893]

- fix CVE-2014-3570 - Bignum squaring may produce incorrect results

- fix CVE-2014-3571 - DTLS segmentation fault in dtls1_get_record

- fix CVE-2014-3572 - ECDHE silently downgrades to ECDH [Client]

- 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 (can be reenabled by setting environment variable OPENSSL_ENABLE_SSL2)

- fix CVE-2015-3195 - X509_ATTRIBUTE memory leak

Solution

Update the affected openssl package.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2016-June/000490.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91751

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0071.nasl

Version: 2.8

Type: local

Published: 6/22/2016

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:openssl, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.2

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/21/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/8/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3570, CVE-2014-3571, CVE-2014-3572, CVE-2015-3195, CVE-2015-3197, CVE-2016-0797

BID: 71937, 71939, 71942, 74107, 75769