Debian: DSA-2392-1: openssl security update

    Date23 Jan 2012
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    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.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2392-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    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/
    
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