Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : openssl vulnerability (USN-1018-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 50649

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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

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

Description

Rob Hulswit discovered a race condition in the OpenSSL TLS server extension parsing code when used within a threaded server. A remote attacker could trigger this flaw to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code with application privileges.
(CVE-2010-3864).

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 packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/1018-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 50649

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1018-1.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/11/18

Updated: 2019/09/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 5.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libssl-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libssl0.9.8, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libssl0.9.8-dbg, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openssl, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openssl-doc, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:8.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:9.10

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: 2010/11/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/11/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3864

BID: 44884

USN: 1018-1