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Ubuntu: 2192-1: OpenSSL vulnerabilities Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Ubuntu OpenSSL could be made to crash if it received specially crafted networktraffic.
==========================================================================
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2192-1
May 05, 2014

openssl vulnerabilities
==========================================================================

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 13.10
- Ubuntu 12.10
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary:

OpenSSL could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network
traffic.

Software Description:
- openssl: Secure Socket Layer (SSL) cryptographic library and tools

Details:

It was discovered that OpenSSL incorrectly handled memory in the
ssl3_read_bytes() function. A remote attacker could use this issue to
possibly cause OpenSSL to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
(CVE-2010-5298)

It was discovered that OpenSSL incorrectly handled memory in the
do_ssl3_write() function. A remote attacker could use this issue to
possibly cause OpenSSL to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
(CVE-2014-0198)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  libssl1.0.0                     1.0.1f-1ubuntu2.1

Ubuntu 13.10:
  libssl1.0.0                     1.0.1e-3ubuntu1.3

Ubuntu 12.10:
  libssl1.0.0                     1.0.1c-3ubuntu2.8

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  libssl1.0.0                     1.0.1-4ubuntu5.13

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all
the necessary changes.

References:
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2192-1
  CVE-2010-5298, CVE-2014-0198

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openssl/1.0.1f-1ubuntu2.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openssl/1.0.1e-3ubuntu1.3
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openssl/1.0.1c-3ubuntu2.8
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openssl/1.0.1-4ubuntu5.13





 
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