Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2981-1 polarssl -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 18 Jul 2014
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 754655.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-4911.
- More information:
A flaw was discovered in PolarSSL, a lightweight crypto and SSL/TLS library, which can be exploited by a remote unauthenticated attacker to mount a denial of service against PolarSSL servers that offer GCM ciphersuites. Potentially clients are affected too if a malicious server decides to execute the denial of service attack against its clients.
For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 1.2.9-1~deb7u3.
For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1.3.7-2.1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.3.7-2.1.
We recommend that you upgrade your polarssl packages.