Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2378-1 openssl1.0 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 25 Sep 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-1968.
- More information:
Robert Merget, Marcus Brinkmann, Nimrod Aviram, and Juraj Somorovsky discovered that certain Diffie-Hellman ciphersuites in the TLS specification and implemented by OpenSSL contained a flaw. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to eavesdrop on encrypted communications. This was fixed in this update by disabling the insecure ciphersuites.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1.0.2u-1~deb9u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your openssl1.0 packages.
For the detailed security status of openssl1.0 please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/openssl1.0
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