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Ubuntu: USN-2959-1 (CVE-2016-2109): OpenSSL vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-2959-1 (CVE-2016-2109): OpenSSL vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
05/03/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/03/2016
Modified
04/25/2018

Description

The asn1_d2i_read_bio function in crypto/asn1/a_d2i_fp.c in the ASN.1 BIO implementation in OpenSSL before 1.0.1t and 1.0.2 before 1.0.2h allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a short invalid encoding.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libssl1-0-0

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