Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : openssl vulnerability (USN-1018-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Rob Hulswit discovered a race condition in the OpenSSL TLS server
extension parsing code when used within a threaded server. A remote
attacker could trigger this flaw to cause a denial of service or
possibly execute arbitrary code with application privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.6
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50649 ()

Bugtraq ID: 44884

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3864