OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : openssl (OVMSA-2017-0042)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 97316


The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.


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

- fix CVE-2017-3731 - DoS via truncated packets with RC4-MD5 cipher

- fix CVE-2016-8610 - DoS of single-threaded servers via excessive alerts


Update the affected openssl package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 97316

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0042.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.8 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/02/22

Modified: 2018/01/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:openssl, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.3, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.4

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/02/21

Reference Information

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

OSVDB: 146198, 151018, 167143