Moderate CentOS openssl Security Update


openssl-1.0.1e-42.el6_7.2.i686.rpm, openssl-1.0.1e-42.el6_7.2.src.rpm, openssl-1.0.1e-42.el6_7.2.x86_64.rpm, openssl-1.0.1e-51.el7_2.2.src.rpm, openssl-1.0.1e-51.el7_2.2.x86_64.rpm, openssl-devel-1.0.1e-42.el6_7.2.i686.rpm, openssl-devel-1.0.1e-42.el6_7.2.x86_64.rpm, openssl-devel-1.0.1e-51.el7_2.2.i686.rpm, openssl-devel-1.0.1e-51.el7_2.2.x86_64.rpm, openssl-libs-1.0.1e-51.el7_2.2.i686.rpm, openssl-libs-1.0.1e-51.el7_2.2.x86_64.rpm, openssl-perl-1.0.1e-42.el6_7.2.i686.rpm, openssl-perl-1.0.1e-42.el6_7.2.x86_64.rpm, openssl-perl-1.0.1e-51.el7_2.2.x86_64.rpm, openssl-static-1.0.1e-42.el6_7.2.i686.rpm, openssl-static-1.0.1e-42.el6_7.2.x86_64.rpm, openssl-static-1.0.1e-51.el7_2.2.i686.rpm, openssl-static-1.0.1e-51.el7_2.2.x86_64.rpm,,
2018-01-18 11:11
2017-07-27 19:10
2017-04-01 19:09
2017-01-05 20:13


Updated openssl packages that fix one security issue are now available for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate security
impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which
gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the
References section.

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

A flaw was found in the way TLS 1.2 could use the MD5 hash function for
signing ServerKeyExchange and Client Authentication packets during a TLS
handshake. A man-in-the-middle attacker able to force a TLS connection to
use the MD5 hash function could use this flaw to conduct collision attacks
to impersonate a TLS server or an authenticated TLS client. (CVE-2015-7575)

All openssl users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch to correct this issue. For the update to take
effect, all services linked to the OpenSSL library must be restarted, or
the system rebooted.
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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
6 openssl openssl-1.0.1e-42.el6_7.2.src.rpm
openssl openssl-1.0.1e-42.el6_7.2.x86_64.rpm
openssl openssl-1.0.1e-42.el6_7.2.i686.rpm
openssl-devel openssl-devel-1.0.1e-42.el6_7.2.i686.rpm
openssl-devel openssl-devel-1.0.1e-42.el6_7.2.x86_64.rpm
openssl-perl openssl-perl-1.0.1e-42.el6_7.2.x86_64.rpm
openssl-perl openssl-perl-1.0.1e-42.el6_7.2.i686.rpm
openssl-static openssl-static-1.0.1e-42.el6_7.2.i686.rpm
openssl-static openssl-static-1.0.1e-42.el6_7.2.x86_64.rpm
7 openssl openssl-1.0.1e-51.el7_2.2.src.rpm
openssl openssl-1.0.1e-51.el7_2.2.x86_64.rpm
openssl-devel openssl-devel-1.0.1e-51.el7_2.2.i686.rpm
openssl-devel openssl-devel-1.0.1e-51.el7_2.2.x86_64.rpm
openssl-libs openssl-libs-1.0.1e-51.el7_2.2.i686.rpm
openssl-libs openssl-libs-1.0.1e-51.el7_2.2.x86_64.rpm
openssl-perl openssl-perl-1.0.1e-51.el7_2.2.x86_64.rpm
openssl-static openssl-static-1.0.1e-51.el7_2.2.i686.rpm
openssl-static openssl-static-1.0.1e-51.el7_2.2.x86_64.rpm