Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : OpenSSL update (USN-6663-2)

info Nessus Plugin ID 192022


The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security update.


The remote Ubuntu 16.04 LTS host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the USN-6663-2 advisory.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected libssl-dev, libssl1.0.0 and / or openssl packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 192022

File Name: ubuntu_USN-6663-2.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/13/2024

Updated: 3/13/2024

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:-:lts, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libssl-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libssl1.0.0, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openssl

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/13/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/13/2024

Reference Information

USN: 6663-2