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1227574: CVE-2015-3216 openssl: Crash in ssleay_rand_bytes due to locking regression
A regression was found in the ssleay_rand_bytes() function in the versions of OpenSSL shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7. This regression could cause a multi-threaded application to crash.

Find out more about CVE-2015-3216 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


This issue does not affect the version of OpenSSL package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

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 JBoss Core Services 1 RHSA-2016:2957 2016-12-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (openssl) RHSA-2015:1115 2015-06-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (openssl) RHSA-2015:1115 2015-06-15

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.0 openssl Will not fix
Red Hat JBoss EWS 2 openssl Not affected
Red Hat JBoss EAP 6 openssl Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 openssl 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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