Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 17.04 : ca-certificates update (USN-3432-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 103643


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


The ca-certificates package contained outdated CA certificates. This update refreshes the included certificates to those contained in the 20170717 package.

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.


Update the affected ca-certificates package.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 103643

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3432-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/10/03

Modified: 2017/11/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:ca-certificates, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:17.04

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/10/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1999/07/21

Reference Information

OSVDB: 14462

USN: 3432-1