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RHSA-2011:0677: openssl security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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RHSA-2011:0677: openssl security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/18/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/02/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

OpenSSL is a toolkit that implements the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL v2/v3)and Transport Layer Security (TLS v1) protocols, as well as afull-strength, general purpose cryptography library.A buffer over-read flaw was discovered in the way OpenSSL parsed theCertificate Status Request TLS extensions in ClientHello TLS handshakemessages. A remote attacker could possibly use this flaw to crash an SSLserver using the affected OpenSSL functionality. (CVE-2011-0014)This update fixes the following bugs:This update also adds the following enhancements:Users of OpenSSL are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, whichcontain backported patches to resolve these issues and add theseenhancements. For the update to take effect, all services linked to theOpenSSL library must be restarted, or the system rebooted.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-openssl
  • redhat-upgrade-openssl-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-openssl-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-openssl-perl
  • redhat-upgrade-openssl-static

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