[USN-5328-2] OpenSSL vulnerability
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Tue Mar 15 18:31:28 UTC 2022
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5328-2
March 15, 2022
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
OpenSSL could be made to stop responding if it opened a specially crafted
- openssl: Secure Socket Layer (SSL) cryptographic library and tools
USN-5328-1 fixed a vulnerability in OpenSSL. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and Ubuntu 16.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
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
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.
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