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Red Hat: 2014:0624-01: openssl: Important Advisory Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
RedHat Linux Updated openssl packages that fix one security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having [More...]
=====================================================================
                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Important: openssl security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2014:0624-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0624.html
Issue date:        2014-06-05
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-0224 
=====================================================================

1. Summary:

Updated openssl packages that fix one security issue are now available for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
Important security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)
base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the
CVE link in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

RHEL Desktop Workstation (v. 5 client) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server) - i386, ia64, ppc, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client) - i386, x86_64

3. Description:

OpenSSL is a toolkit that implements the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL v2/v3)
and Transport Layer Security (TLS v1) protocols, as well as a
full-strength, general purpose cryptography library.

It was found that OpenSSL clients and servers could be forced, via a
specially crafted handshake packet, to use weak keying material for
communication. A man-in-the-middle attacker could use this flaw to decrypt
and modify traffic between a client and a server. (CVE-2014-0224)

Note: In order to exploit this flaw, both the server and the client must be
using a vulnerable version of OpenSSL; the server must be using OpenSSL
version 1.0.1 and above, and the client must be using any version of
OpenSSL. For more information about this flaw, refer to:
https://access.redhat.com/site/articles/904433

Red Hat would like to thank the OpenSSL project for reporting this issue.
Upstream acknowledges KIKUCHI Masashi of Lepidum as the original reporter
of this issue.

All OpenSSL users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch to correct this issue. For the update to take
effect, all services linked to the OpenSSL library (such as httpd and other
SSL-enabled services) must be restarted or the system rebooted.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
https://access.redhat.com/site/articles/11258

5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

1103586 - CVE-2014-0224 openssl: SSL/TLS MITM vulnerability

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client):

Source:
openssl-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.src.rpm

i386:
openssl-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.i386.rpm
openssl-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.i686.rpm
openssl-debuginfo-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.i386.rpm
openssl-debuginfo-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.i686.rpm
openssl-perl-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.i386.rpm

x86_64:
openssl-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.i686.rpm
openssl-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.x86_64.rpm
openssl-debuginfo-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.i686.rpm
openssl-debuginfo-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.x86_64.rpm
openssl-perl-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.x86_64.rpm

RHEL Desktop Workstation (v. 5 client):

Source:
openssl-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.src.rpm

i386:
openssl-debuginfo-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.i386.rpm
openssl-devel-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.i386.rpm

x86_64:
openssl-debuginfo-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.i386.rpm
openssl-debuginfo-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.x86_64.rpm
openssl-devel-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.i386.rpm
openssl-devel-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server):

Source:
openssl-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.src.rpm

i386:
openssl-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.i386.rpm
openssl-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.i686.rpm
openssl-debuginfo-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.i386.rpm
openssl-debuginfo-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.i686.rpm
openssl-devel-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.i386.rpm
openssl-perl-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.i386.rpm

ia64:
openssl-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.i686.rpm
openssl-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.ia64.rpm
openssl-debuginfo-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.i686.rpm
openssl-debuginfo-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.ia64.rpm
openssl-devel-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.ia64.rpm
openssl-perl-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.ia64.rpm

ppc:
openssl-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.ppc.rpm
openssl-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.ppc64.rpm
openssl-debuginfo-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.ppc.rpm
openssl-debuginfo-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.ppc64.rpm
openssl-devel-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.ppc.rpm
openssl-devel-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.ppc64.rpm
openssl-perl-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.ppc.rpm

s390x:
openssl-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.s390.rpm
openssl-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.s390x.rpm
openssl-debuginfo-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.s390.rpm
openssl-debuginfo-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.s390x.rpm
openssl-devel-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.s390.rpm
openssl-devel-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.s390x.rpm
openssl-perl-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
openssl-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.i686.rpm
openssl-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.x86_64.rpm
openssl-debuginfo-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.i386.rpm
openssl-debuginfo-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.i686.rpm
openssl-debuginfo-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.x86_64.rpm
openssl-devel-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.i386.rpm
openssl-devel-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.x86_64.rpm
openssl-perl-0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-0224.html
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important
https://access.redhat.com/site/articles/904433
https://access.redhat.com/site/solutions/905793

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is .  More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2014 Red Hat, Inc.
 
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