OpenSSL 1.x < 1.0.0e Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6022

Synopsis

The remote web server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

Versions of OpenSSL 1.0.0 earlier than and 1.0.0e are potentially affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- An error exists in the internal certificate verification process that can allow improper acceptance of a certificate revolcation list (CRL) if the lists's 'nextUpdate' field contains a date in teh past. Note that this internal CRL checking is not enabled by defaut. (CVE-2011-3207)

- An error exists in the code for the ephemeral (EC)DH ciphersuites that can allow a remote attacker to crash the process. (CVE-2011-3210)

Solution

Upgrade to OpenSSL 1.0.0e or later.

See Also

http://openssl.org/news/secadv_20110906.txt

http://www.openssl.org/news/changelog.html

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=736079

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=736087

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 6022

File Name: 6022.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2011/09/06

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 5563

Nessus ID: 56162

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:openssl:openssl

Patch Publication Date: 2011/09/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/09/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3207, CVE-2011-3210

BID: 49469, 49471