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Vulnerability Assessment Details

USN24-1 : openssl script vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
openssl script vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- libssl-dev
- libssl0.9.7
- openssl


Description :

Recently, Trustix Secure Linux discovered a vulnerability in the
openssl package. The auxiliary script "der_chop" created temporary
files in an insecure way, which could permit a symlink attack to create
or overwrite arbitrary files with the rights of the user invoking
the program.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- libssl-dev-0.9.7d-3ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libssl0.9.7-0.9.7d-3ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- openssl-0.9.7d-3ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)



Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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