Oracle Linux 5 : openssl (ELSA-2016-3627)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 94094
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Synopsis

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

Description

Description of changes:

[0.9.8e-40.0.3]
- fix CVE-2016-2177 - possible integer overflow
- fix CVE-2016-2178 - non-constant time DSA operations
- fix CVE-2016-2182 - possible buffer overflow in BN_bn2dec()
- fix CVE-2016-6306 - certificate message OOB reads
- mitigate CVE-2016-2183 - degrade all 64bit block ciphers and RC4 to 112 bit effective strength

Solution

Update the affected openssl packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-October/006414.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 94094

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2016-3627.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/17/2016

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

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: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: 10/14/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/20/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2177, CVE-2016-2178, CVE-2016-2182, CVE-2016-2183, CVE-2016-6306