Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
It was discovered that OpenSSL did not properly validate the length of
an encoded BMPString or UniversalString when printing ASN.1 strings.
If a user or automated system were tricked into processing a crafted
certificate, an attacker could cause a denial of service via
application crash in applications linked against OpenSSL.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 36907 ()
Bugtraq ID: 34256
CVE ID: CVE-2009-0590
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