Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2008-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
It was discovered that OpenSSL was vulnerable to a double-free when
using TLS server extensions. A remote attacker could send a crafted
packet and cause a denial of service via application crash in
applications linked against OpenSSL. Ubuntu 8.04 LTS does not compile
TLS server extensions by default. (CVE-2008-0891)
It was discovered that OpenSSL could dereference a NULL pointer. If a
user or automated system were tricked into connecting to a malicious
server with particular cipher suites, a remote attacker could cause a
denial of service via application crash. (CVE-2008-1672).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 33389 ()
Bugtraq ID: 29405
CVE ID: CVE-2008-0891CVE-2008-1672
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