Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2953-1 openssl1.0 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 17 Mar 2022
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-0778.
- More information:
Tavis Ormandy discovered that the BN_mod_sqrt() function of OpenSSL could be tricked into an infinite loop. This could result in denial of service via malformed certificates.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1.0.2u-1~deb9u7.
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