ALAS-2018-1000


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2018-1000
Advisory Release Date: 2018-04-19 23:00 Pacific
Severity: Low
References: CVE-2018-0737 

Issue Overview:

RSA key generation cache timing vulnerability in crypto/rsa/rsa_gen.c allows attackers to recover private keys:
OpenSSL RSA key generation was found to be vulnerable to cache side-channel attacks. An attacker with sufficient access to mount cache timing attacks during the RSA key generation process could recover parts of the private key. (CVE-2018-0737 )


Affected Packages:

openssl


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

New Packages:
i686:
    openssl-1.0.2k-8.107.amzn1.i686
    openssl-devel-1.0.2k-8.107.amzn1.i686
    openssl-debuginfo-1.0.2k-8.107.amzn1.i686
    openssl-static-1.0.2k-8.107.amzn1.i686
    openssl-perl-1.0.2k-8.107.amzn1.i686

src:
    openssl-1.0.2k-8.107.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    openssl-debuginfo-1.0.2k-8.107.amzn1.x86_64
    openssl-static-1.0.2k-8.107.amzn1.x86_64
    openssl-1.0.2k-8.107.amzn1.x86_64
    openssl-devel-1.0.2k-8.107.amzn1.x86_64
    openssl-perl-1.0.2k-8.107.amzn1.x86_64