Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : openssl vulnerability (USN-1064-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Neel Mehta discovered that incorrectly formatted ClientHello handshake
messages could cause OpenSSL to parse past the end of the message.
This could allow a remote attacker to cause a crash and denial of
service by triggering invalid memory accesses.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51996 ()

Bugtraq ID: 46264

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0014