Debian: DSA-2981-1: polarssl security update

    Date18 Jul 2014
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    A flaw was discovered in PolarSSL, a lightweight crypto and SSL/TLS library, which can be exploited by a remote unauthenticated attacker to mount a denial of service against PolarSSL servers that offer GCM ciphersuites. Potentially clients are affected too if a malicious server
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2981-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
    July 18, 2014                          http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : polarssl
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-4911
    Debian Bug     : 754655
    
    A flaw was discovered in PolarSSL, a lightweight crypto and SSL/TLS
    library, which can be exploited by a remote unauthenticated attacker to
    mount a denial of service against PolarSSL servers that offer GCM
    ciphersuites. Potentially clients are affected too if a malicious server
    decides to execute the denial of service attack against its clients.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.2.9-1~deb7u3.
    
    For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.3.7-2.1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.3.7-2.1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your polarssl 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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