Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
It was discovered that OpenSSL did not properly perform signature
verification on DSA and ECDSA keys. If user or automated system
connected to a malicious server or a remote attacker were able to
perform a man-in-the-middle attack, this flaw could be exploited to
view sensitive information.
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 :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : true