Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2492-1 openssl -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 14 Dec 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-1971.
- More information:
David Benjamin discovered a flaw in the GENERAL_NAME_cmp() function which could cause a NULL dereference, resulting in denial of service.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1.1.0l-1~deb9u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your openssl packages.
For the detailed security status of openssl please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/openssl
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