USN-5488-2: OpenSSL vulnerability
6 July 2022
OpenSSL could be made to crash or run programs when the c_rehash script is used.
- openssl - Secure Socket Layer (SSL) cryptographic library and tools
USN-5488-1 fixed vulnerabilities in OpenSSL. This update provides the
corresponding updates for Ubuntu 16.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
Chancen and Daniel Fiala discovered that OpenSSL incorrectly handled the
c_rehash script. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to execute
arbitrary commands when c_rehash is run.