Debian DLA-1586-1 : openssl security update
High Nessus Plugin ID 119103
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security update.
DescriptionCVE-2018-0735 Samuel Weiser reported a timing vulnerability in the OpenSSL ECDSA signature generation, which might leak information to recover the private key.
CVE-2018-5407 Alejandro Cabrera Aldaya, Billy Brumley, Sohaib ul Hassan, Cesar Pereida Garcia and Nicola Tuveri reported a vulnerability to a timing side channel attack, which might be used to recover the private key.
For Debian 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version 1.0.1t-1+deb8u10.
We recommend that you upgrade your openssl packages.
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SolutionUpgrade the affected packages.