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Age in Days
CVSS Score
Patch within next
Risk Level

2962


10.0

30 Days

Critical

 

This vulnerability is 8 years 1 months and 9 days old there are exploits publicly available for it. The vulnerability itself is over a year old, and with there being exploits publicly available it is highly advisable that this vulnerability is patched immediately.

 

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is out of date and is missing one or more security-related patches.

 

Vulnerability Description

The remote Ubuntu host is out of date and is missing one or more security-related patches.

  • It was discovered that OpenSSL incorrectly handled return codes from the bn_wexpand function calls. A remote attacker could trigger this flaw in services that used SSL to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code with application privileges. This issue only affected Ubuntu 6.06 LTS, 8.04 LTS, 9.04 and 9.10. (CVE-2009-3245)
  • It was discovered that OpenSSL incorrectly handled certain private keys with an invalid prime. A remote attacker could trigger this flaw in services that used SSL to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code with application privileges. The default compiler options for affected releases should reduce the vulnerability to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-2939).

 

Solution

Replace the host.

 

Further Information

There is no further information available at this time.

 

CVE References

NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails

 

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