Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1157-1 openssl -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 09 Nov 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-3735.
- More information:
A security vulnerability was discovered in OpenSSL, the Secure Sockets Layer toolkit.
It was discovered that OpenSSL is prone to a one-byte buffer overread while parsing a malformed IPAddressFamily extension in an X.509 certificate.
Details can be found in the upstream advisory: https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20170828.txt
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.0.1t-1+deb7u3.
We recommend that you upgrade your openssl packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS