USN-1965-1: pyOpenSSL vulnerability
23 September 2013
Fraudulent security certificates could allow sensitive information to be exposed when accessing the Internet.
- pyopenssl - Python wrapper around the OpenSSL library
It was discovered that pyOpenSSL did not properly handle certificates with
NULL characters in the Subject Alternative Name field. An attacker could
exploit this to perform a man in the middle attack to view sensitive
information or alter encrypted communications.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.