USN-5051-4: OpenSSL regression
01 September 2021
USN-5051-2 introduced a regression in OpenSSL.
- openssl - Secure Socket Layer (SSL) cryptographic library and tools
USN-5051-2 introduced a regression in OpenSSL that affected only Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
This update fix the regression.
Original advisory details:
Ingo Schwarze discovered that OpenSSL incorrectly handled certain ASN.1
strings. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause OpenSSL to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly obtain sensitive information.