Debian Security Advisory DSA 465-1 (openssl,openssl094,openssl095)

Published: 2008-01-17 21:41:51
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Recommendations:
https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%20465-1

Technical Details:
Two vulnerabilities were discovered in openssl, an implementation of the SSL protocol, using the Codenomicon TLS Test Tool. More information can be found in the following NISCC Vulnerability Advisory: http://www.uniras.gov.uk/vuls/2004/224012/index.htm and this OpenSSL advisory: http://www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20040317.txt - CVE-2004-0079 - null-pointer assignment in the do_change_cipher_spec() function. A remote attacker could perform a carefully crafted SSL/TLS handshake against a server that used the OpenSSL library in such a way as to cause OpenSSL to crash. Depending on the application this could lead to a denial of service. - CVE-2004-0081 - a bug in older versions of OpenSSL 0.9.6 that can lead to a Denial of Service attack (infinite loop). For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in openssl version 0.9.6c-2.woody.6, openssl094 version 0.9.4-6.woody.4 and openssl095 version 0.9.5a-6.woody.5. For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems will be fixed soon. We recommend that you update your openssl Linux Distribution Package.

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to openssl,openssl094,openssl095 announced via advisory DSA 465-1.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2004-0079
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2004-0081

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0
Published
2008-01-17
Modified
2017-07-07
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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