Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 / 7.10 : openssl vulnerability (USN-534-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Andy Polyakov discovered that the DTLS implementation in OpenSSL was
vulnerable. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted
connection request to services using DTLS and execute arbitrary code
with the service's privileges. There are no known Ubuntu applications
that are currently using DTLS.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28140 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4995