Ubuntu 2192-1: OpenSSL vulnerabilities

    Date05 May 2014
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    OpenSSL could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2192-1
    May 05, 2014
    
    openssl vulnerabilities
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 13.10
    - Ubuntu 12.10
    - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    OpenSSL could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network
    traffic.
    
    Software Description:
    - openssl: Secure Socket Layer (SSL) cryptographic library and tools
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that OpenSSL incorrectly handled memory in the
    ssl3_read_bytes() function. A remote attacker could use this issue to
    possibly cause OpenSSL to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
    (CVE-2010-5298)
    
    It was discovered that OpenSSL incorrectly handled memory in the
    do_ssl3_write() function. A remote attacker could use this issue to
    possibly cause OpenSSL to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
    (CVE-2014-0198)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
      libssl1.0.0                     1.0.1f-1ubuntu2.1
    
    Ubuntu 13.10:
      libssl1.0.0                     1.0.1e-3ubuntu1.3
    
    Ubuntu 12.10:
      libssl1.0.0                     1.0.1c-3ubuntu2.8
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
      libssl1.0.0                     1.0.1-4ubuntu5.13
    
    After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all
    the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2192-1
      CVE-2010-5298, CVE-2014-0198
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openssl/1.0.1f-1ubuntu2.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openssl/1.0.1e-3ubuntu1.3
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openssl/1.0.1c-3ubuntu2.8
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openssl/1.0.1-4ubuntu5.13
    
    
    
    
    
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