Medium: openssl

2017-03-06T14:00:00
ID ALAS-2017-803
Type amazon
Reporter Amazon
Modified 2017-03-06T14:00:00

Description

Issue Overview:

An integer underflow leading to an out of bounds read flaw was found in OpenSSL. A remote attacker could possibly use this flaw to crash a 32-bit TLS/SSL server or client using OpenSSL if it used the RC4-MD5 cipher suite. (CVE-2017-3731 __)

A denial of service flaw was found in the way the TLS/SSL protocol defined processing of ALERT packets during a connection handshake. A remote attacker could use this flaw to make a TLS/SSL server consume an excessive amount of CPU and fail to accept connections form other clients. (CVE-2016-8610 __)

Affected Packages:

openssl

Issue Correction:
Run yum update openssl to update your system.

New Packages:

i686:  
    openssl-debuginfo-1.0.1k-15.99.amzn1.i686  
    openssl-perl-1.0.1k-15.99.amzn1.i686  
    openssl-1.0.1k-15.99.amzn1.i686  
    openssl-static-1.0.1k-15.99.amzn1.i686  
    openssl-devel-1.0.1k-15.99.amzn1.i686

src:  
    openssl-1.0.1k-15.99.amzn1.src

x86_64:  
    openssl-perl-1.0.1k-15.99.amzn1.x86_64  
    openssl-debuginfo-1.0.1k-15.99.amzn1.x86_64  
    openssl-1.0.1k-15.99.amzn1.x86_64  
    openssl-devel-1.0.1k-15.99.amzn1.x86_64  
    openssl-static-1.0.1k-15.99.amzn1.x86_64