Debian: DSA-2837-1: openssl security update

    Date07 Jan 2014
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Anton Johannson discovered that an invalid TLS handshake package could crash OpenSSL with a NULL pointer dereference. The oldstable distribution (squeeze) is not affected.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2837-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    January 07, 2014                       http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : openssl
    Vulnerability  : programming error
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2013-4353
    
    Anton Johannson discovered that an invalid TLS handshake package could
    crash OpenSSL with a NULL pointer dereference.
    
    The oldstable distribution (squeeze) is not affected.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.0.1e-2+deb7u3.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.0.1f-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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