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PostPosted: Thu Dec 14, 2017 7:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201712-03 ] OpenSSL Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: OpenSSL: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201712-03)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2017-12-14
Bug(s): #629290, #636264, #640172
ID: 201712-03

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in OpenSSL, the worst of
which may lead to a Denial of Service condition.


Background

OpenSSL is a robust, commercial-grade, and full-featured toolkit for the
Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocols.


Affected Packages

Package: dev-libs/openssl
Vulnerable: < 1.0.2n
Unaffected: >= 1.0.2n
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenSSL. Please review
the referenced CVE identifiers for details.


Impact

A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition, recover a
private key in unlikely circumstances, circumvent security restrictions
to perform unauthorized actions, or gain access to sensitive information.


Workaround

There are no known workarounds at this time.

Resolution

All OpenSSL users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/openssl-1.0.2n"
   


References


CVE-2017-3735


CVE-2017-3736


CVE-2017-3737


CVE-2017-3738


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