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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 73882

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.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/2192-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 73882

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2192-1.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/05/06

Updated: 2019/09/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libssl1.0.0, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:13.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04

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: 2014/05/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/04/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-5298, CVE-2014-0198

BID: 66801, 67193

USN: 2192-1