2017-01-27 - OpenSSL Vulnerabilities¶
Jan 26, 2017, OpenSSL announced the following security advisories: https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20170126.txt
- CVE-2017-3731 - Truncated packet could crash via OOB read (Severity:Moderate)
- CVE-2017-3730 - Bad (EC)DHE parameters cause a client crash (Severity: Moderate)
- CVE-2017-3732 - BN_mod_exp may produce incorrect results on x86_64 (Severity: Moderate)
- CVE-2016-7055 - Montgomery multiplication may produce incorrect results (Severity: Low)
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.