USN-5328-1: OpenSSL vulnerability
15 March 2022
OpenSSL could be made to stop responding if it opened a specially crafted certificate.
- openssl - Secure Socket Layer (SSL) cryptographic library and tools
- openssl1.0 - Secure Socket Layer (SSL) cryptographic library and tools
Tavis Ormandy discovered that OpenSSL incorrectly parsed certain
certificates. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause
OpenSSH to stop responding, resulting in a denial of service.
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-5328-2: openssl, libssl-dev, libssl1.0.0, libssl-doc