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Debian: DSA-2981-1: polarssl security update

Date 18 Jul 2014
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Posted By LinuxSecurity 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.
https://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
July 18, 2014                          https://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: https://www.debian.org/security/

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