Debian Security Advisory
DLA-814-1 openssl -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 01 Feb 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-7056, CVE-2016-8610, CVE-2017-3731.
- More information:
Several vulnerabilities were discovered in OpenSSL:
A local timing attack was discovered against ECDSA P-256.
It was discovered that no limit was imposed on alert packets during an SSL handshake.
Robert Swiecki discovered that the RC4-MD5 cipher when running on 32 bit systems could be forced into an out-of-bounds read, resulting in denial of service.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.0.1t-1+deb7u2.
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