ESB-2018.0945 - [Debian] openssl: Denial of service - Remote/unauthenticated 2018-04-03

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                               ESB-2018.0945
                          openssl security update
                               3 April 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           openssl
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 7
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-0739  

Reference:         ESB-2018.0932
                   ESB-2018.0896

Original Bulletin: 
   https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/03/msg00033.html

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Package        : openssl
Version        : 1.0.1t-1+deb7u4
CVE ID         : CVE-2018-0739

It was discovered that constructed ASN.1 types with a recursive
definition could exceed the stack, potentially leading to a denial of
service.

Details can be found in the upstream advisory: https://www.openssl.org/news=
/secadv/20180327.txt

For Debian 7 "Wheezy", these problems have been fixed in version
1.0.1t-1+deb7u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your openssl packages.

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

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