Openssl Update for Debian
Posted on: 02/25/2003 11:12 AM

A new OpenSSL update for Debian GNU/Linux has been released

A vulnerability has been discovered in OpenSSL, a Secure Socket Layer (SSL) implementation. In an upcoming paper, Brice Canvel (EPFL), Alain Hiltgen (UBS), Serge Vaudenay (EPFL), and Martin Vuagnoux (EPFL, Ilion) describe and demonstrate a timing-based attack on CBC cipher suites used in SSL and TLS. OpenSSL has been found to vulnerable to this attack.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 0.9.6c-2.woody.2.

For the old stable distribution (potato) this problem has been fixed in version 0.9.6c-0.potato.5. Please note that this updates the version from potato-proposed-updates that superseds the version in potato.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 0.9.7a-1.


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