2017-02-16 - OpenSSL Vulnerabilities

Feb 16, 2017, OpenSSL announced the following security advisories: https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20170216.txt

Advisory CVEs

  • CVE-2017-3733 - Encrypt-Then-Mac renegotiation crash (Severity:High)

    OpenSSL 1.1.0 users should upgrade to 1.1.0e

    This issue does not affect OpenSSL version 1.0.2.

Please see the security bulletin above for patch, upgrade, or suggested work around information.


xCAT uses OpenSSL for client-server communication but does not ship it.

It is highly recommended to keep your OpenSSL levels up-to-date with the indicated versions in the security bulletins to prevent any potential security threats. Obtain the updated software packages from your Operating system distribution channels.