CVE-2014-3572

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2015-01-05
Bugzilla:
1180185: CVE-2014-3572 openssl: ECDH downgrade bug fix
It was discovered that OpenSSL would perform an ECDH key exchange with a non-ephemeral key even when the ephemeral ECDH cipher suite was selected. A malicious server could make a TLS/SSL client using OpenSSL use a weaker key exchange method than the one requested by the user.

Find out more about CVE-2014-3572 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue does not affect the version of openssl and openssl097a as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. This issue does not affect the version of openssl098e as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (openssl) RHSA-2015:0066 2015-01-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (openssl) RHSA-2015:0066 2015-01-21

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat JBoss EWS 2 openssl Not affected
Red Hat JBoss EWS 1 openssl Not affected
Red Hat JBoss EAP 6 openssl Not affected
Red Hat Gluster Storage 2.1 openssl Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 openssl098e Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 openssl098e Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 openssl Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 openssl097a Not affected
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

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