Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
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.
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3