(RHSA-2018:0998) Moderate: openssl security and bug fix update

ID RHSA-2018:0998
Type redhat
Reporter RedHat
Modified 2018-04-10T10:46:58


OpenSSL is a toolkit that implements the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocols, as well as a full-strength general-purpose cryptography library.

Security Fix(es):

  • openssl: bn_sqrx8x_internal carry bug on x86_64 (CVE-2017-3736)

  • openssl: Read/write after SSL object in error state (CVE-2017-3737)

  • openssl: rsaz_1024_mul_avx2 overflow bug on x86_64 (CVE-2017-3738)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Additional Changes:

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5 Release Notes linked from the References section.