CentOS 5 : openssl (CESA-2015:2616)

2015-12-15T00:00:00
ID CENTOS_RHSA-2015-2616.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2016-11-17T00:00:00

Description

Updated openssl packages that fix one security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section.

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.

A memory leak vulnerability was found in the way OpenSSL parsed PKCS#7 and CMS data. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause an application that parses PKCS#7 or CMS data from untrusted sources to use an excessive amount of memory and possibly crash. (CVE-2015-3195)

All openssl users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue. For the update to take effect, all services linked to the OpenSSL library must be restarted, or the system rebooted.

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were  
# extracted from Red Hat Security Advisory RHSA-2015:2616 and 
# CentOS Errata and Security Advisory 2015:2616 respectively.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(87356);
  script_version("$Revision: 2.12 $");
  script_cvs_date("$Date: 2016/11/17 21:12:10 $");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2015-3195");
  script_osvdb_id(131039);
  script_xref(name:"RHSA", value:"2015:2616");

  script_name(english:"CentOS 5 : openssl (CESA-2015:2616)");
  script_summary(english:"Checks rpm output for the updated packages");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"Updated openssl packages that fix one security issue are now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate
security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the
CVE link in the References section.

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.

A memory leak vulnerability was found in the way OpenSSL parsed PKCS#7
and CMS data. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause an
application that parses PKCS#7 or CMS data from untrusted sources to
use an excessive amount of memory and possibly crash. (CVE-2015-3195)

All openssl users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,
which contain a backported patch to correct this issue. For the update
to take effect, all services linked to the OpenSSL library must be
restarted, or the system rebooted."
  );
  # http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2015-December/021520.html
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://www.nessus.org/u?ae87f34b"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:"Update the affected openssl packages."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C");
  script_set_cvss3_base_vector("CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L");
  script_set_cvss3_temporal_vector("CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"No known exploits are available");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_available", value:"false");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openssl");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openssl-devel");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openssl-perl");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:centos:centos:5");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2015/12/14");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2015/12/15");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.");
  script_family(english:"CentOS Local Security Checks");

  script_dependencies("ssh_get_info.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Host/local_checks_enabled", "Host/CentOS/release", "Host/CentOS/rpm-list");

  exit(0);
}


include("audit.inc");
include("global_settings.inc");
include("rpm.inc");


if (!get_kb_item("Host/local_checks_enabled")) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_ENABLED);
if (!get_kb_item("Host/CentOS/release")) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "CentOS");
if (!get_kb_item("Host/CentOS/rpm-list")) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_LIST_MISSING);


cpu = get_kb_item("Host/cpu");
if (isnull(cpu)) audit(AUDIT_UNKNOWN_ARCH);
if ("x86_64" >!< cpu && cpu !~ "^i[3-6]86$") audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_IMPLEMENTED, "CentOS", cpu);


flag = 0;
if (rpm_check(release:"CentOS-5", reference:"openssl-0.9.8e-37.el5_11")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"CentOS-5", reference:"openssl-devel-0.9.8e-37.el5_11")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"CentOS-5", reference:"openssl-perl-0.9.8e-37.el5_11")) flag++;


if (flag)
{
  if (report_verbosity > 0) security_warning(port:0, extra:rpm_report_get());
  else security_warning(0);
  exit(0);
}
else audit(AUDIT_HOST_NOT, "affected");