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Ubuntu: USN-2883-1 (CVE-2016-0701): OpenSSL vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-2883-1 (CVE-2016-0701): OpenSSL vulnerability

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
01/28/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/02/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The DH_check_pub_key function in crypto/dh/dh_check.c in OpenSSL 1.0.2 before 1.0.2f does not ensure that prime numbers are appropriate for Diffie-Hellman (DH) key exchange, which makes it easier for remote attackers to discover a private DH exponent by making multiple handshakes with a peer that chose an inappropriate number, as demonstrated by a number in an X9.42 file.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libssl1-0-0

References

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libssl1-0-0

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