[USN-2913-3] OpenSSL update
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Wed Feb 24 17:40:01 UTC 2016
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2913-3
February 24, 2016
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Updated OpenSSL packages are required for the USN-2913-1 update.
- openssl: Secure Socket Layer (SSL) cryptographic library and tools
USN-2913-1 removed 1024-bit RSA CA certificates from the ca-certificates
package. This update adds support for alternate certificate chains to the
OpenSSL package to properly handle the removal.
Original advisory details:
The ca-certificates package contained outdated CA certificates. This update
refreshes the included certificates to those contained in the 20160104
package, including the removal of the SPI CA and CA certificates with
1024-bit RSA keys.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.
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