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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2016 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.
(CVE-2010-3864).

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.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.6
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50649 ()

Bugtraq ID: 44884

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3864