Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Philip Mackenzie, Marius Schilder, Jason Waddle and Ben Laurie of
Google Security discovered that the OpenSSL library did not
sufficiently check the padding of PKCS #1 v1.5 signatures if the
exponent of the public key is 3 (which is widely used for CAs). This
could be exploited to forge signatures without the need of the secret
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 27918 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2006-4339CVE-2006-5201CVE-2006-7140
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