Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1586-1 openssl -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 21 Nov 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-0735, CVE-2018-5407.
- More information:
Samuel Weiser reported a timing vulnerability in the OpenSSL ECDSA signature generation, which might leak information to recover the private key.
Alejandro Cabrera Aldaya, Billy Brumley, Sohaib ul Hassan, Cesar Pereida Garcia and Nicola Tuveri reported a vulnerability to a timing side channel attack, which might be used to recover the private key.
For Debian 8
Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 1.0.1t-1+deb8u10.
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