Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 10.04 LTS / 11.04 / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS : openssl vulnerabilities (USN-1451-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Ivan Nestlerode discovered that the Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS)
and PKCS #7 implementations in OpenSSL returned early if RSA
decryption failed. This could allow an attacker to expose sensitive
information via a Million Message Attack (MMA). (CVE-2012-0884)

It was discovered that an integer underflow was possible when using
TLS 1.1, TLS 1.2, or DTLS with CBC encryption. This could allow a
remote attacker to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2012-2333).

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 libssl0.9.8, libssl1.0.0 and / or openssl
packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59289 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52428
53476

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0884
CVE-2012-2333

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