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    RedHat: RHSA-2020-5640:01 Important: openssl security update

    Date 21 Dec 2020
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    An update for openssl is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3 Advanced Update Support. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
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                       Red Hat Security Advisory
    
    Synopsis:          Important: openssl security update
    Advisory ID:       RHSA-2020:5640-01
    Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
    Advisory URL:      https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:5640
    Issue date:        2020-12-21
    CVE Names:         CVE-2020-1971 
    =====================================================================
    
    1. Summary:
    
    An update for openssl is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3
    Advanced Update Support.
    
    Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
    of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
    which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability
    from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
    
    2. Relevant releases/architectures:
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server AUS (v. 7.3) - x86_64
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional AUS (v. 7.3) - x86_64
    
    3. Description:
    
    OpenSSL is a toolkit that implements the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and
    Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocols, as well as a full-strength
    general-purpose cryptography library.
    
    Security Fix(es):
    
    * openssl: EDIPARTYNAME NULL pointer de-reference (CVE-2020-1971)
    
    For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
    score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE
    page(s) listed in the References section.
    
    4. Solution:
    
    For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
    described in this advisory, refer to:
    
    https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258
    
    For the update to take effect, all services linked to the OpenSSL library
    must be restarted, or the system rebooted.
    
    5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
    
    1903409 - CVE-2020-1971 openssl: EDIPARTYNAME NULL pointer de-reference
    
    6. Package List:
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server AUS (v. 7.3):
    
    Source:
    openssl-1.0.1e-61.el7_3.src.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    openssl-1.0.1e-61.el7_3.x86_64.rpm
    openssl-debuginfo-1.0.1e-61.el7_3.i686.rpm
    openssl-debuginfo-1.0.1e-61.el7_3.x86_64.rpm
    openssl-devel-1.0.1e-61.el7_3.i686.rpm
    openssl-devel-1.0.1e-61.el7_3.x86_64.rpm
    openssl-libs-1.0.1e-61.el7_3.i686.rpm
    openssl-libs-1.0.1e-61.el7_3.x86_64.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional AUS (v. 7.3):
    
    x86_64:
    openssl-debuginfo-1.0.1e-61.el7_3.i686.rpm
    openssl-debuginfo-1.0.1e-61.el7_3.x86_64.rpm
    openssl-perl-1.0.1e-61.el7_3.x86_64.rpm
    openssl-static-1.0.1e-61.el7_3.i686.rpm
    openssl-static-1.0.1e-61.el7_3.x86_64.rpm
    
    These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
    details on how to verify the signature are available from
    https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/
    
    7. References:
    
    https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-1971
    https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important
    
    8. Contact:
    
    The Red Hat security contact is . More contact
    details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/
    
    Copyright 2020 Red Hat, Inc.
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