ALAS2-2020-1573


Amazon Linux 2 Security Advisory: ALAS-2020-1573
Advisory Release Date: 2020-12-08 21:31 Pacific
Advisory Updated Date: 2020-12-08 22:43 Pacific
Severity: Important
References: CVE-2020-1971 

Issue Overview:

A null pointer dereference flaw was found in openssl. A remote attacker, able to control the arguments of the GENERAL_NAME_cmp function, could cause the application, compiled with openssl to crash resulting in a denial of service. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability. (CVE-2020-1971 )


Affected Packages:

openssl, openssl11


Issue Correction:
Run yum update openssl to update your system.
Run yum update openssl11 to update your system.

New Packages:
aarch64:
    openssl-1.0.2k-19.amzn2.0.4.aarch64
    openssl-libs-1.0.2k-19.amzn2.0.4.aarch64
    openssl-devel-1.0.2k-19.amzn2.0.4.aarch64
    openssl-static-1.0.2k-19.amzn2.0.4.aarch64
    openssl-perl-1.0.2k-19.amzn2.0.4.aarch64
    openssl-debuginfo-1.0.2k-19.amzn2.0.4.aarch64
    openssl11-1.1.1c-15.amzn2.0.2.aarch64
    openssl11-libs-1.1.1c-15.amzn2.0.2.aarch64
    openssl11-devel-1.1.1c-15.amzn2.0.2.aarch64
    openssl11-static-1.1.1c-15.amzn2.0.2.aarch64
    openssl11-debuginfo-1.1.1c-15.amzn2.0.2.aarch64

i686:
    openssl-1.0.2k-19.amzn2.0.4.i686
    openssl-libs-1.0.2k-19.amzn2.0.4.i686
    openssl-devel-1.0.2k-19.amzn2.0.4.i686
    openssl-static-1.0.2k-19.amzn2.0.4.i686
    openssl-perl-1.0.2k-19.amzn2.0.4.i686
    openssl-debuginfo-1.0.2k-19.amzn2.0.4.i686
    openssl11-1.1.1c-15.amzn2.0.2.i686
    openssl11-libs-1.1.1c-15.amzn2.0.2.i686
    openssl11-devel-1.1.1c-15.amzn2.0.2.i686
    openssl11-static-1.1.1c-15.amzn2.0.2.i686
    openssl11-debuginfo-1.1.1c-15.amzn2.0.2.i686

src:
    openssl-1.0.2k-19.amzn2.0.4.src
    openssl11-1.1.1c-15.amzn2.0.2.src

x86_64:
    openssl-1.0.2k-19.amzn2.0.4.x86_64
    openssl-libs-1.0.2k-19.amzn2.0.4.x86_64
    openssl-devel-1.0.2k-19.amzn2.0.4.x86_64
    openssl-static-1.0.2k-19.amzn2.0.4.x86_64
    openssl-perl-1.0.2k-19.amzn2.0.4.x86_64
    openssl-debuginfo-1.0.2k-19.amzn2.0.4.x86_64
    openssl11-1.1.1c-15.amzn2.0.2.x86_64
    openssl11-libs-1.1.1c-15.amzn2.0.2.x86_64
    openssl11-devel-1.1.1c-15.amzn2.0.2.x86_64
    openssl11-static-1.1.1c-15.amzn2.0.2.x86_64
    openssl11-debuginfo-1.1.1c-15.amzn2.0.2.x86_64