Endpoint Vulnerability

SWEET32 Mitigation

Description

Severity: LowSWEET32 (https://sweet32.info) is an attack on older block cipher algorithmsthat use a block size of 64 bits. In mitigation for the SWEET32 attack DES basedciphersuites have been moved from the HIGH cipherstring group to MEDIUM inOpenSSL 1.0.1 and OpenSSL 1.0.2. OpenSSL 1.1.0 since release has had theseciphersuites disabled by default.OpenSSL 1.0.2 users should upgrade to 1.0.2iOpenSSL 1.0.1 users should upgrade to 1.0.1uThis issue was reported to OpenSSL on 16th August 2016 by KarthikeyanBhargavan and Gaetan Leurent (INRIA). The fix was developed by Rich Salz of theOpenSSL development team.

Affected Products

OpenSSL

References

CVE-2016-2183,