[SECURITY] [DSA 2454-2] openssl incomplete fix

ID DEBIAN:DSA-2454-2:7B396
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2012-04-25T03:14:54


Debian Security Advisory DSA-2454-2 security@debian.org http://www.debian.org/security/ Raphael Geissert April 24, 2012 http://www.debian.org/security/faq

Package : openssl Vulnerability : multiple Problem type : remote Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CVE-2012-2131

Tomas Hoger, Red Hat, discovered that the fix for CVE-2012-2110 for the 0.9.8 series of OpenSSL was incomplete. It has been assigned the CVE-2012-2131 identifier.

For reference, the original description of CVE-2012-2110 from DSA-2454-1 is quoted below:


Tavis Ormandy, Google Security Team, discovered a vulnerability
in the way DER-encoded ASN.1 data is parsed that can result in
a heap overflow.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 0.9.8o-4squeeze12.

The testing distribution (wheezy), and the unstable distribution (sid), are not affected by this issue.

We recommend that you upgrade your openssl packages.

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