Debian: DSA-3773-1: openssl security update

    Date27 Jan 2017
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in OpenSSL: CVE-2016-7056
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3773-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    January 27, 2017                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : openssl
    CVE ID         : CVE-2016-7056 CVE-2016-8610 CVE-2017-3731
    
    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in OpenSSL:
    	    
    CVE-2016-7056
    
        A local timing attack was discovered against ECDSA P-256.
    
    CVE-2016-8610
    
        It was discovered that no limit was imposed on alert packets during
        an SSL handshake.
    
    CVE-2017-3731
    
        Robert Swiecki discovered that the RC4-MD5 cipher when running on
        32 bit systems could be forced into an out-of-bounds read, resulting
        in denial of service.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 1.0.1t-1+deb8u6.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 1.1.0d-1 of the openssl source package and in version 1.0.2k-1
    of the openssl1.0 source package.
    
    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: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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