ESB-2018.1173 - [Win][UNIX/Linux][BSD][FreeBSD] openssl: Access privileged data - Existing account 2018-04-17

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                               ESB-2018.1173
                   OpenSSL -- Cache timing vulnerability
                               17 April 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           openssl
Publisher:         FreeBSD
Operating System:  FreeBSD
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
                   Windows
                   BSD variants
Impact/Access:     Access Privileged Data -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-0737  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/8f353420-4197-11e8-8777-b499baebfeaf.html
   https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20180416.txt

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than FreeBSD. It is recommended that administrators
         running openssl check for an updated version of the software for 
         their operating system.

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OpenSSL -- Cache timing vulnerability

Affected packages
  openssl       < 1.0.2o_2,1
  openssl-devel < 1.1.0h_1

Details

VuXML ID  8f353420-4197-11e8-8777-b499baebfeaf
Discovery 2018-04-16
Entry     2018-04-16

The OpenSSL project reports:

    The OpenSSL RSA Key generation algorithm has been shown to be vulnerable to
    a cache timing side channel attack. An attacker with sufficient access to
    mount cache timing attacks during the RSA key generation process could
    recover the private key.


References

CVE Name CVE-2018-0737
URL      https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20180416.txt

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