Executive Summary

Summary
TitleCyaSSL: Multiple vulnerabilities
Informations
NameGLSA-201612-53First vendor Publication2016-12-31
VendorGentooLast vendor Modification2016-12-31
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Cvss Base Score5.8Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score4.9Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score8.6AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in CyaSSL, the worst of which may allow attackers to execute arbitrary code.

Background

CyaSSL is a small, fast, portable implementation of TLS/SSL for embedded devices to the cloud.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in CyaSSL. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

An attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or conduct a man-in-the-middle attack.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

Upstream has discontinued the software in favor of wolfSSL. Therefore, the CyaSSL package has been removed from the Gentoo repository and current users are advised to unmerge the package.
# emerge --unmerge "net-libs/cyassl"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2014-2896 : http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-2896
[ 2 ] CVE-2014-2897 : http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-2897
[ 3 ] CVE-2014-2898 : http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-2898
[ 4 ] CVE-2014-2899 : http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-2899
[ 5 ] CVE-2014-2900 : http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-2900

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-53

Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201612-53.xml

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
50 %CWE-310Cryptographic Issues
50 %CWE-20Improper Input Validation

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application45

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2017-01-03Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201612-53.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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2017-01-04 13:23:10
  • Multiple Updates
2016-12-31 17:23:16
  • First insertion