OpenSSL: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201506-02

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in OpenSSL that can result in either Denial of Service or information disclosure.

Affected Packages

dev-libs/openssl on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.0.1o
Unaffected versions >= 1.0.1o
revision >= 0.9.8z_p7
revision >= 0.9.8z_p8
revision >= 0.9.8z_p9
revision >= 0.9.8z_p10
revision >= 0.9.8z_p11
revision >= 0.9.8z_p12
revision >= 0.9.8z_p13
revision >= 0.9.8z_p14
revision >= 0.9.8z_p15

Background

OpenSSL is an Open Source toolkit implementing the Secure Sockets Layer and Transport Layer Security as well as a general purpose cryptography library.

Description

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

Impact

A remote attacker can cause Denial of Service and information disclosure.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All OpenSSL 1.0.1 users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/openssl-1.0.1o"
 

All OpenSSL 0.9.8 users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/openssl-0.9.8z_p7"
 

References

Release Date
June 22, 2015

Latest Revision
February 26, 2016: 2

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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