2018-06-12 - OpenSSL Vulnerabilities

Jun 12, 2018, OpenSSL announced the following security advisories: https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20180612.txt

Advisory CVEs

  • CVE-2018-0732 - Client DoS due to large DH parameter (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.