Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.10 / 14.04 LTS : openssl vulnerabilities (USN-2192-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that OpenSSL incorrectly handled memory in the
ssl3_read_bytes() function. A remote attacker could use this issue to
possibly cause OpenSSL to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
(CVE-2010-5298)

It was discovered that OpenSSL incorrectly handled memory in the
do_ssl3_write() function. A remote attacker could use this issue to
possibly cause OpenSSL to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
(CVE-2014-0198).

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 libssl1.0.0 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73882 ()

Bugtraq ID: 66801
67193

CVE ID: CVE-2010-5298
CVE-2014-0198