CentOS Update for openssl098e CESA-2014:0626 centos6

Published: 2014-06-09 06:59:43
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Affected Versions:
openssl098e on CentOS 6

Technical Details:
OpenSSL is a toolkit that implements the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL v2/v3) and Transport Layer Security (TLS v1) protocols, as well as a full-strength, general purpose cryptography library. It was found that OpenSSL clients and servers could be forced, via a specially crafted handshake packet, to use weak keying material for communication. A man-in-the-middle attacker could use this flaw to decrypt and modify traffic between a client and a server. (CVE-2014-0224) Note: In order to exploit this flaw, both the server and the client must be using a vulnerable version of OpenSSL the server must be using OpenSSL version 1.0.1 and above, and the client must be using any version of OpenSSL. Please see the references for more information about this flaw. Red Hat would like to thank the OpenSSL project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges KIKUCHI Masashi of Lepidum as the original reporter of this issue. All OpenSSL users are advised to upgrade to these updated Linux Distribution Packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue. For the update to take effect, all services linked to the OpenSSL library (such as httpd and other SSL-enabled services) must be restarted or the system rebooted. 4. Solution: Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata relevant to your system have been applied. This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at the linked references. 5. Bugs fixed: 1103586 - CVE-2014-0224 openssl: SSL/TLS MITM vulnerability 6. Package List: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client): Source: openssl097a-0.9.7a-12.el5_10.1.src.rpm i386: openssl097a-0.9.7a-12.el5_10.1.i386.rpm openssl097a-debuginfo-0.9.7a-12.el5_10.1.i386.rpm x86_64: openssl097a-0.9.7a-12.el5_10.1.i386.rpm openssl097a-0.9.7a-12.el5_10.1.x86_64.rpm openssl097a-debuginfo-0.9.7a-12.el5_10.1.i386.rpm openssl097a-debuginfo-0.9.7a-12.el5_10.1.x86_64.rpm Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server): Source: openssl097a-0.9.7a-12.el5_10.1.src.rpm i386: openssl097a-0.9.7a-12.el5_10.1.i386.rpm openssl097a-debuginfo-0.9.7a-12.el5_10.1.i386.rpm ia64: openssl097a-0.9.7a-12.el5_10.1.i386.rpm openssl097a-0.9.7a-12.el5_10.1.ia64.rpm openssl097a-debuginfo-0.9.7a-12.el5_10.1.i386.rpm openssl097a-debuginfo-0.9.7a-12.el5_10.1.ia6 ... Description truncated, please see the referenced URL(s) for more information.

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Packages.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'openssl098e' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-0224

References:

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2014-June/020345.html
https://access.redhat.com/site/articles/11258
https://access.redhat.com/site/articles/904433

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.8
Published
2014-06-09
Modified
2019-03-15
Category
CentOS Local Security Checks

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