DSA 2782-1: polarssl security update
Posted on: 10/21/2013 09:12 AM

A polarssl security update has been released for Debian

DSA 2782-1: polarssl security update

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2782-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
October 20, 2013 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : polarssl
Vulnerability : several
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2013-4623 CVE-2013-5914 CVE-2013-5915

Multiple security issues have been discovered in PolarSSL, a lightweight
crypto and SSL/TLS library:


Jack Lloyd discovered a denial of service vulnerability in the
parsing of PEM-encoded certificates.


Paul Brodeur and TrustInSoft discovered a buffer overflow in the
ssl_read_record() function, allowing the potential execution of
arbitrary code.


Cyril Arnaud and Pierre-Alain Fouque discovered timimg attacks against
the RSA implementation.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), these problems will be fixed in
version 1.2.9-1~deb6u1 soon (due to a technical limitation the updates
cannot be released synchronously).

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in
version 1.2.9-1~deb7u1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 1.3.1-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your polarssl packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

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