Debian DLA-814-1 : openssl security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 96931
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Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in OpenSSL :

CVE-2016-7056

A local timing attack was discovered against ECDSA P-256.

CVE-2016-8610

It was discovered that no limit was imposed on alert packets during an SSL handshake.

CVE-2017-3731

Robert Swiecki discovered that the RC4-MD5 cipher when running on 32 bit systems could be forced into an out-of-bounds read, resulting in denial of service.

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 1.0.1t-1+deb7u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your openssl packages.

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/2017/02/msg00001.html

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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96931

File Name: debian_DLA-814.nasl

Version: 3.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/2/2017

Updated: 1/11/2021

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:N/I:N/A:P

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: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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/1/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7056, CVE-2016-8610, CVE-2017-3731