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USN-2232-4: OpenSSL regression

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USN-2232-4: OpenSSL regression

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/18/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/19/2014
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

USN-2232-1 fixed vulnerabilities in OpenSSL. One of the patch backports forUbuntu 10.04 LTS caused a regression for certain applications. This updatefixes the problem. We apologize for the inconvenience. Original advisory details: Jüri Aedla discovered that OpenSSL incorrectly handled invalid DTLS fragments. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause OpenSSL to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Ubuntu 13.10, and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2014-0195) Imre Rad discovered that OpenSSL incorrectly handled DTLS recursions. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause OpenSSL to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2014-0221) KIKUCHI Masashi discovered that OpenSSL incorrectly handled certain handshakes. A remote attacker could use this flaw to perform a man-in-the-middle attack and possibly decrypt and modify traffic. (CVE-2014-0224) Felix Gröbert and Ivan Fratrić discovered that OpenSSL incorrectly handled anonymous ECDH ciphersuites. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause OpenSSL to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Ubuntu 13.10, and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2014-3470) The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version: To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades. After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make allthe necessary changes. LP: 1356843

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libssl0-9-8

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