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

high Nessus Plugin ID 97316
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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 :

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

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

Solution

Update the affected openssl package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?bbd90b22

http://www.nessus.org/u?31fd29bd

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 97316

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0042.nasl

Version: 3.11

Type: local

Published: 2/22/2017

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: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: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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/21/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/4/2017

Reference Information

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