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From: Aaron Bauman <bman@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201811-21 ] OpenSSL: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2018 00:04:28
Message-Id: 20181129000240.GD29057@monkey
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201811-21
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                                           https://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: OpenSSL: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: November 28, 2018
     Bugs: #651730, #653434
       ID: 201811-21

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in OpenSSL, the worst of which
may lead to a Denial of Service condition.

Background
==========

OpenSSL is a robust, commercial-grade, and full-featured toolkit for
the Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
protocols.

Affected packages
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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  dev-libs/openssl             < 1.0.2o                  >= 1.0.2o 

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenSSL. Please review
the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition, obtain
private keying material, or gain access to sensitive information.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All OpenSSL users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/openssl-1.0.2o"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2018-0733
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-0733
[ 2 ] CVE-2018-0737
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-0737
[ 3 ] CVE-2018-0739
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-0739

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-21

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2018 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5