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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 97316

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: Medium

ID: 97316

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0042.nasl

Version: 3.10

Type: local

Published: 2017/02/22

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

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: CVSS:3.0/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 Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/02/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/05/04

Reference Information

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