USN-1064-1: OpenSSL vulnerability
15 February 2011
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 10.10
- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
Neel Mehta discovered that incorrectly formatted ClientHello handshake messages could cause OpenSSL to parse past the end of the message. This could allow a remote attacker to cause a crash and denial of service by triggering invalid memory accesses.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all the necessary changes.