Ubuntu 5488-2: OpenSSL vulnerability

Advisories

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5488-2
July 06, 2022

openssl vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM

Summary:

OpenSSL could be made to crash or run programs when the c_rehash script is
used.

Software Description:
- openssl: Secure Socket Layer (SSL) cryptographic library and tools

Details:

USN-5488-1 fixed vulnerabilities in OpenSSL. This update provides the
corresponding updates for Ubuntu 16.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

  Chancen and Daniel Fiala discovered that OpenSSL incorrectly handled the
  c_rehash script. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to execute
  arbitrary commands when c_rehash is run.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
   openssl                         1.0.2g-1ubuntu4.20+esm5

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5488-2
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5488-1
   CVE-2022-2068

Ubuntu 5488-2: OpenSSL vulnerability

July 6, 2022

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 16.04 ESM Summary: OpenSSL could be made to crash or run programs when the c_rehash script is used. Software Description: - openssl: Secure Socket Layer (SSL) cryptographic library and tools Details: USN-5488-1 fixed vulnerabilities in OpenSSL. This update provides the corresponding updates for Ubuntu 16.04 ESM. Original advisory details: Chancen and Daniel Fiala discovered that OpenSSL incorrectly handled the c_rehash script. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary commands when c_rehash is run.

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: openssl 1.0.2g-1ubuntu4.20+esm5 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5488-2

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5488-1

CVE-2022-2068

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5488-2

Package Information

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