CVE-2014-3570

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2015-01-08
Bugzilla:
1180240: CVE-2014-3570 openssl: Bignum squaring may produce incorrect results
It was found that OpenSSL's BigNumber Squaring implementation could produce incorrect results under certain special conditions. This flaw could possibly affect certain OpenSSL library functionality, such as RSA blinding. Note that this issue occurred rarely and with a low probability, and there is currently no known way of exploiting it.

Find out more about CVE-2014-3570 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue affects the version of openssl098e as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Low security impact and does not plan to address this flaw for the above components in any future security updates.

This issue affects the version of openssl and openssl097a as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is now in Production 3 Phase of the support and maintenance life cycle. This issue is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Life Cycle: https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 2.6
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 3.7
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.4 RHSA-2015:0849 2015-04-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (openssl) RHSA-2015:0066 2015-01-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (openssl) RHSA-2015:0066 2015-01-21
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 2.1 RHSA-2016:1650 2016-08-22

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat JBoss EWS 1 openssl Will not fix
Red Hat Gluster Storage 2.1 openssl Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 openssl098e Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 openssl098e Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 openssl Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 openssl097a Will not fix

External References

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