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Security Advisory Updated OpenSSL packages fix vulnerabilities

Advisory: RHSA-2003:291-11
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2003-09-30
Last updated on: 2003-09-30
Affected Products: Red Hat Linux 7.1
Red Hat Linux 7.1 for iSeries
Red Hat Linux 7.1 for pSeries
Red Hat Linux 7.2
Red Hat Linux 7.3
Red Hat Linux 8.0
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2003-0543
CVE-2003-0544

Details

Updated OpenSSL packages that fix ASN.1 parsing vulnerabilities are now
available for Red Hat Linux versions 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, and 8.0.

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

NISCC testing of implementations of the SSL protocol uncovered two bugs in
OpenSSL 0.9.6 and OpenSSL 0.9.7. The parsing of unusual ASN.1 tag values
can cause OpenSSL to crash. A remote attacker could trigger this bug by
sending a carefully-crafted SSL client certificate to an application. The
effects of such an attack vary depending on the application targetted;
against Apache the effects are limited, as the attack would only cause
child processes to die and be replaced. An attack against other
applications that use OpenSSL could result in a Denial of Service. The
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned
the names CAN-2003-0543 and CAN-2003-0544 to this issue.

Red Hat Linux versions 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, and 8.0 contain OpenSSL 0.9.6 and are
therefore vulnerable to this issue.

These erratum packages contain a patch provided by the OpenSSL group that
protects against this issue.

Because server applications are affected by this issue, users are advised
to either restart all services that use OpenSSL functionality or reboot
their systems after installing these updates.

Red Hat would like to thank NISCC and Stephen Henson for their work on this
vulnerability.

These packages also include a patch from OpenSSL 0.9.6f which removes
the calls to abort the process in certain circumstances. Red Hat would
like to thank Patrik Hornik for notifying us of this issue.


Solution

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

To update all RPMs for your particular architecture, run:

rpm -Fvh [filenames]

where [filenames] is a list of the RPMs you wish to upgrade. Only those
RPMs which are currently installed will be updated. Those RPMs which are
not installed but included in the list will not be updated. Note that you
can also use wildcards (*.rpm) if your current directory *only* contains the
desired RPMs.

Please note that this update is also available via Red Hat Network. Many
people find this an easier way to apply updates. To use Red Hat Network,
launch the Red Hat Update Agent with the following command:

up2date

This will start an interactive process that will result in the appropriate
RPMs being upgraded on your system.

If up2date fails to connect to Red Hat Network due to SSL Certificate
Errors, you need to install a version of the up2date client with an updated
certificate. The latest version of up2date is available from the Red Hat
FTP site and may also be downloaded directly from the RHN website:

https://rhn.redhat.com/help/latest-up2date.pxt

Updated packages

Red Hat Linux 7.1

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl/0.9.6-19/SRPMS/openssl-0.9.6-19.src.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 9309244a0ee15b771ce563de2ae420f9
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/public/2703533/openssl095a/0.9.5a-23.7.3/SRPMS/openssl095a-0.9.5a-23.7.3.src.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: dfa32bec87555eadabd637b7034e0165
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl095a/0.9.5a-23.7.3/SRPMS/openssl095a-0.9.5a-23.7.3.src.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: dfa32bec87555eadabd637b7034e0165
 
IA-32:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl/0.9.6-19/i386/openssl-0.9.6-19.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 1fcb5b6f227c18a3ee6fa04e8442c620
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl-devel/0.9.6-19/i386/openssl-devel-0.9.6-19.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 9a6a10df96517c4faa9d55aec3ee5886
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl-perl/0.9.6-19/i386/openssl-perl-0.9.6-19.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: eb030b59eb7657b736c2e0da19948164
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl-python/0.9.6-19/i386/openssl-python-0.9.6-19.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 0bb809840547c10a143b64031552954e
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl095a/0.9.5a-23.7.3/i386/openssl095a-0.9.5a-23.7.3.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 1d520359aa1c2c48f8a026d1391b9fa9
 
Red Hat Linux 7.1 for iSeries

iSeries:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl/0.9.6-19.1/ppc/openssl-0.9.6-19.1.ppc.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 366650023ad561006af07e22bbb859c3
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl-devel/0.9.6-19.1/ppc/openssl-devel-0.9.6-19.1.ppc.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: e5f84b83f835f78a7c17ed3bd57653d6
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl-perl/0.9.6-19.1/ppc/openssl-perl-0.9.6-19.1.ppc.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 42f029fb52c032dc5701b71738b6d214
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl-python/0.9.6-19.1/ppc/openssl-python-0.9.6-19.1.ppc.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 6c1afc9c9886a334138373134fd253b9
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl095a/0.9.5a-23.7.1/ppc/openssl095a-0.9.5a-23.7.1.ppc.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 6625d783dc1b490f0a35d2b28b0b535f
 
Red Hat Linux 7.1 for pSeries

pSeries:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl/0.9.6-19.1/ppc/openssl-0.9.6-19.1.ppc.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 366650023ad561006af07e22bbb859c3
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl-devel/0.9.6-19.1/ppc/openssl-devel-0.9.6-19.1.ppc.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: e5f84b83f835f78a7c17ed3bd57653d6
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl-perl/0.9.6-19.1/ppc/openssl-perl-0.9.6-19.1.ppc.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 42f029fb52c032dc5701b71738b6d214
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl-python/0.9.6-19.1/ppc/openssl-python-0.9.6-19.1.ppc.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 6c1afc9c9886a334138373134fd253b9
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl095a/0.9.5a-23.7.1/ppc/openssl095a-0.9.5a-23.7.1.ppc.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 6625d783dc1b490f0a35d2b28b0b535f
 
Red Hat Linux 7.2

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/public/2703533/openssl/0.9.6b-35.7/SRPMS/openssl-0.9.6b-35.7.src.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 9d82266fda42b9272ff30b6541600412
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl/0.9.6b-35.7/SRPMS/openssl-0.9.6b-35.7.src.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 9d82266fda42b9272ff30b6541600412
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/public/2703533/openssl095a/0.9.5a-23.7.3/SRPMS/openssl095a-0.9.5a-23.7.3.src.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: dfa32bec87555eadabd637b7034e0165
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl095a/0.9.5a-23.7.3/SRPMS/openssl095a-0.9.5a-23.7.3.src.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: dfa32bec87555eadabd637b7034e0165
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/public/2703533/openssl096/0.9.6-23.7/SRPMS/openssl096-0.9.6-23.7.src.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 6490df50c9746fbd3e719af42657bbab
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl096/0.9.6-23.7/SRPMS/openssl096-0.9.6-23.7.src.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 6490df50c9746fbd3e719af42657bbab
 
IA-32:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl/0.9.6b-35.7/i386/openssl-0.9.6b-35.7.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: ed16918820e56e8497bc6d27bd9da7d7
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl/0.9.6b-35.7/i686/openssl-0.9.6b-35.7.i686.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 545840cf2e61962459e6b0725908759e
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl-devel/0.9.6b-35.7/i386/openssl-devel-0.9.6b-35.7.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 4f34511877a374a47291f5f8c9c6aa70
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl-perl/0.9.6b-35.7/i386/openssl-perl-0.9.6b-35.7.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 2519d525a9af5eb3025b0f1b92a43b1a
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl095a/0.9.5a-23.7.3/i386/openssl095a-0.9.5a-23.7.3.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 1d520359aa1c2c48f8a026d1391b9fa9
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl096/0.9.6-23.7/i386/openssl096-0.9.6-23.7.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 555d808ef4816738608871a41664a580
 
IA-64:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl/0.9.6b-35.7/ia64/openssl-0.9.6b-35.7.ia64.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 9cd2a3747be2fff06ab9320a70aa9755
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl-devel/0.9.6b-35.7/ia64/openssl-devel-0.9.6b-35.7.ia64.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 3667cfdb224f43224348707590fa0edb
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl-perl/0.9.6b-35.7/ia64/openssl-perl-0.9.6b-35.7.ia64.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 6c0a1857e028c56b0bba8070a8c5e223
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl095a/0.9.5a-23.7.3/ia64/openssl095a-0.9.5a-23.7.3.ia64.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: f6bc25dc552e1ac86c94d29264689a8a
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl096/0.9.6-23.7/ia64/openssl096-0.9.6-23.7.ia64.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: de22871be5c4a3a1af8064fd7dfff4ec
 
Red Hat Linux 7.3

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/public/2703533/openssl/0.9.6b-35.7/SRPMS/openssl-0.9.6b-35.7.src.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 9d82266fda42b9272ff30b6541600412
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl/0.9.6b-35.7/SRPMS/openssl-0.9.6b-35.7.src.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 9d82266fda42b9272ff30b6541600412
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/public/2703533/openssl095a/0.9.5a-23.7.3/SRPMS/openssl095a-0.9.5a-23.7.3.src.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: dfa32bec87555eadabd637b7034e0165
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl095a/0.9.5a-23.7.3/SRPMS/openssl095a-0.9.5a-23.7.3.src.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: dfa32bec87555eadabd637b7034e0165
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/public/2703533/openssl096/0.9.6-23.7/SRPMS/openssl096-0.9.6-23.7.src.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 6490df50c9746fbd3e719af42657bbab
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl096/0.9.6-23.7/SRPMS/openssl096-0.9.6-23.7.src.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 6490df50c9746fbd3e719af42657bbab
 
IA-32:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl/0.9.6b-35.7/i386/openssl-0.9.6b-35.7.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: ed16918820e56e8497bc6d27bd9da7d7
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl/0.9.6b-35.7/i686/openssl-0.9.6b-35.7.i686.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 545840cf2e61962459e6b0725908759e
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl-devel/0.9.6b-35.7/i386/openssl-devel-0.9.6b-35.7.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 4f34511877a374a47291f5f8c9c6aa70
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl-perl/0.9.6b-35.7/i386/openssl-perl-0.9.6b-35.7.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 2519d525a9af5eb3025b0f1b92a43b1a
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl095a/0.9.5a-23.7.3/i386/openssl095a-0.9.5a-23.7.3.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 1d520359aa1c2c48f8a026d1391b9fa9
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl096/0.9.6-23.7/i386/openssl096-0.9.6-23.7.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 555d808ef4816738608871a41664a580
 
Red Hat Linux 8.0

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl/0.9.6b-35.8/SRPMS/openssl-0.9.6b-35.8.src.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 037c98f46ef2693828858484c60d072a
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl095a/0.9.5a-23.8/SRPMS/openssl095a-0.9.5a-23.8.src.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 39cdc5e03f35c1849a9970c6c3352ecc
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl096/0.9.6-23.8/SRPMS/openssl096-0.9.6-23.8.src.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: fc2198f4bfc61082b50cab87f53fae49
 
IA-32:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl/0.9.6b-35.8/i386/openssl-0.9.6b-35.8.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: b55dd770fb47b8f15c5c90e8e71b6f84
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl/0.9.6b-35.8/i686/openssl-0.9.6b-35.8.i686.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: e5f6d35643545136a96f4bb32f00f4f0
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl-devel/0.9.6b-35.8/i386/openssl-devel-0.9.6b-35.8.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: daad928443cedbf975f488cdb384523f
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl-perl/0.9.6b-35.8/i386/openssl-perl-0.9.6b-35.8.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 702f7138342bc659a10c13e2ad99f1be
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl095a/0.9.5a-23.8/i386/openssl095a-0.9.5a-23.8.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 2e8eb05b7b49874c6af595520bbca47b
ftp://updates.redhat.com/rhn/repository/NULL/openssl096/0.9.6-23.8/i386/openssl096-0.9.6-23.8.i386.rpm
Missing file
    MD5: 6b76e4ab1d3cb4245aabd6eee7411908
 

References


Keywords

ASN.1, ASN1, openSSL


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