ALAS-2011-004


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2011-4
Advisory Release Date: 2014-09-14 14:25 Pacific
Severity: Medium
References: CVE-2011-3207 

Issue Overview:

An uninitialized variable use flaw was found in OpenSSL. This flaw could cause an application using the OpenSSL Certificate Revocation List (CRL) checking functionality to incorrectly accept a CRL that has a nextUpdate date in the past.

All OpenSSL users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to resolve this issue. For the update to take effect, all services linked to the OpenSSL library must be restarted, or the system rebooted.


Affected Packages:

openssl


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

New Packages:
i686:
    openssl-static-1.0.0e-2.16.amzn1.i686
    openssl-devel-1.0.0e-2.16.amzn1.i686
    openssl-1.0.0e-2.16.amzn1.i686
    openssl-debuginfo-1.0.0e-2.16.amzn1.i686
    openssl-perl-1.0.0e-2.16.amzn1.i686

src:
    openssl-1.0.0e-2.16.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    openssl-perl-1.0.0e-2.16.amzn1.x86_64
    openssl-debuginfo-1.0.0e-2.16.amzn1.x86_64
    openssl-devel-1.0.0e-2.16.amzn1.x86_64
    openssl-1.0.0e-2.16.amzn1.x86_64
    openssl-static-1.0.0e-2.16.amzn1.x86_64