Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4875-1 openssl -- security update

Date Reported:
25 Mar 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-3449.
More information:

A NULL pointer dereference was found in the signature_algorithms processing in OpenSSL, a Secure Sockets Layer toolkit, which could result in denial of service.

Additional details can be found in the upstream advisory:

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 1.1.1d-0+deb10u6.

We recommend that you upgrade your openssl packages.

For the detailed security status of openssl please refer to its security tracker page at: