Debian: 2392-1: openssl: out-of-bounds read
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian Antonio Martin discovered a denial-of-service vulnerability in OpenSSL, an implementation of TLS and related protocols. A malicious client can cause the DTLS server implementation to crash. Regular, TCP-based TLS is not affected by this issue. [More...]
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2392-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                            Florian Weimer
January 23, 2012                       http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : openssl
Vulnerability  : out-of-bounds read
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2012-0050

Antonio Martin discovered a denial-of-service vulnerability in
OpenSSL, an implementation of TLS and related protocols.  A malicious
client can cause the DTLS server implementation to crash.  Regular,
TCP-based TLS is not affected by this issue.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.9.8g-15+lenny16.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.9.8o-4squeeze7.

For the testing distribution (wheezy) and the unstable distribution
(sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.0.0g-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your openssl packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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