USN-4662-1: OpenSSL vulnerability
8 December 2020
OpenSSL could be made to crash if it processed specially crafted input.
- openssl - Secure Socket Layer (SSL) cryptographic library and tools
- openssl1.0 - Secure Socket Layer (SSL) cryptographic library and tools
David Benjamin discovered that OpenSSL incorrectly handled comparing
certificates containing a EDIPartyName name type. A remote attacker could
possibly use this issue to cause OpenSSL to crash, resulting in a denial of
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all
the necessary changes.
- USN-4745-1: libcrypto1.0.0-udeb, libssl-doc, openssl, libssl1.0.0, libssl-dev, libssl1.0.0-udeb