Use of a Broken or Risky Cryptographic Algorithm Affecting openssl package, versions <1.1.1a-r0


Severity

0.0
medium
0
10

    Threat Intelligence

    EPSS
    0.56% (78th percentile)

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-ALPINE312-OPENSSL-588126
  • published 2 Dec 2018
  • disclosed 29 Oct 2018

How to fix?

Upgrade Alpine:3.12 openssl to version 1.1.1a-r0 or higher.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream openssl package and not the openssl package as distributed by Alpine. See How to fix? for Alpine:3.12 relevant fixed versions and status.

The OpenSSL ECDSA signature algorithm has been shown to be vulnerable to a timing side channel attack. An attacker could use variations in the signing algorithm to recover the private key. Fixed in OpenSSL 1.1.0j (Affected 1.1.0-1.1.0i). Fixed in OpenSSL 1.1.1a (Affected 1.1.1).

CVSS Scores

version 3.1
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Snyk

5.9 medium
  • Attack Vector (AV)
    Network
  • Attack Complexity (AC)
    High
  • Privileges Required (PR)
    None
  • User Interaction (UI)
    None
  • Scope (S)
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality (C)
    High
  • Integrity (I)
    None
  • Availability (A)
    None
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NVD

5.9 medium
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SUSE

5.9 medium
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Red Hat

5.1 medium