2016-01-28 - OpenSSL Vulnerabilities

Jan 28, 2016 OpenSSL announced the following security advisories: https://mta.openssl.org/pipermail/openssl-announce/2016-January/000061.html

Advisory CVEs

  • CVE-2016-0701 - DH small subgroups (Severity:High)

    This issue affects OpenSSL version 1.0.2. OpenSSL 1.0.2 users should upgrade to 1.0.2f

  • CVE-2015-3197 - SSLv2 doesn’t block disabled ciphers (Severity:Low)

    This issue affects OpenSSL versions 1.0.2 and 1.0.1.

    OpenSSL 1.0.2 users should upgrade to 1.0.2f OpenSSL 1.0.1 users should upgrade to 1.0.1r


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

It is recommended to keep your OpenSSL levels up-to-date with the indicated versions in the security bulletins to prevent any potential security threats.