OpenSSL – Ubuntu Security Updates
Date: 6 June 2014
The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to recently released security updates for multiple vulnerabilities in Ubuntu products related to OpenSSL.
Ubuntu has released security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in OpenSSL. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities could lead to execution of arbitrary code, Man-in-the-middle (MITM) attacks or denial of service attacks.
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 13.10
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
CVE References: CVE-2014-0224, CVE-2014-0221, CVE-2014-0195, CVE-2014-3470
CCIRC recommends that owner/operators test and deploy the vendor released updates or workarounds to affected platforms accordingly.
- Ubuntu OpenSSL Updates – Multiple Versions - http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2232-1/
- OpenSSL - https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20140605.txt
- CCIRC Advisory AV14-031 OpenSSL - Multiple Vulnerabilities
- US CERT - Vendor Information for VU#978508
- SANS ISC - Critical OpenSSL Patch https://isc.sans.edu/diary/Critical+OpenSSL+Patch+Available.+Patch+Now%21/18211
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