Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 : openssl vulnerability (USN-830-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Dan Kaminsky discovered OpenSSL would still accept certificates with
MD2 hash signatures. As a result, an attacker could potentially create
a malicious trusted certificate to impersonate another site. This
update handles this issue by completely disabling MD2 for certificate
validation.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40981 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2409