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Conectiva Linux Advisory: openssl

Aug 08, 2002, 20:23 (0 Talkback[s])

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CONECTIVA LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT 
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PACKAGE   : openssl
SUMMARY   : Last update fix
DATE      : 2002-08-08 15:13:00
ID        : CLA-2002:516
RELEVANT
RELEASES  : 6.0, 7.0, 8

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DESCRIPTION
 OpenSSL implements the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL v2/v3) and Transport
 Layer Security (TLS v1) protocols as well as full-strength general
 purpose cryptography functions. It's used (as a library) by several
 projects, like Apache, OpenSSH, Bind, OpenLDAP and many others
 clients and servers programs.
 
 In the last update announcement[1]: CLSA-2002:513 from 07/31/2002,
 the fix for the ASN.1 string parsing did not fully eliminate the
 vulnerability. This new update includes the fixes from the openssl
 development version[2] (CVS).
 
 Aditionally, a fix for an integer overflow[2] check which was not in
 conformity with the C ANSI specification was incorporated.


SOLUTION
 All openssl users should upgrade.
 
 Please notice that in order to complete the upgrade process, you must
 restart all running aplications that are linked to openssl libraries
 after the new packages are installed. You can see a list of such
 applications using the lsof utility, as seen below:
 
 # lsof | egrep '(libcrypto|libssl)'
 
 Services (like apache and openssh daemons) can be restarted using the
 "service" command. For example:
 
 # service httpd restart
 # service openssh restart 
 
 
 REFERENCES:
 1.http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000513&idioma=en
 2.ftp://ftp.openssl.org/snapshot/
 3.http://cert.uni-stuttgart.de/advisories/c-integer-overflow.php

DIRECT DOWNLOAD LINKS TO THE UPDATED PACKAGES
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/6.0/RPMS/openssl-0.9.6-4U60_4cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/6.0/RPMS/openssl-devel-0.9.6-4U60_4cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/6.0/SRPMS/openssl-0.9.6-4U60_4cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/7.0/RPMS/openssl-0.9.6a-3U70_4cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/7.0/RPMS/openssl-devel-0.9.6a-3U70_4cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/7.0/RPMS/openssl-devel-static-0.9.6a-3U70_4cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/7.0/RPMS/openssl-doc-0.9.6a-3U70_4cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/7.0/RPMS/openssl-progs-0.9.6a-3U70_4cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/7.0/SRPMS/openssl-0.9.6a-3U70_4cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/8/RPMS/openssl-0.9.6c-2U8_2cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/8/RPMS/openssl-devel-0.9.6c-2U8_2cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/8/RPMS/openssl-devel-static-0.9.6c-2U8_2cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/8/RPMS/openssl-doc-0.9.6c-2U8_2cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/8/RPMS/openssl-progs-0.9.6c-2U8_2cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/8/SRPMS/openssl-0.9.6c-2U8_2cl.src.rpm

ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS
 Users of Conectiva Linux version 6.0 or higher may use apt to perform 
 upgrades of RPM packages:
 - add the following line to /etc/apt/sources.list if it is not there yet
   (you may also use linuxconf to do this):

 rpm [cncbr] ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br 6.0/conectiva updates

(replace 6.0 with the correct version number if you are not running CL6.0)

 - run:                 apt-get update
 - after that, execute: apt-get upgrade

 Detailed instructions reagarding the use of apt and upgrade examples 
 can be found at http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/#apt?idioma=en


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All packages are signed with Conectiva's GPG key. The key and instructions
on how to import it can be found at 
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/seguranca/chave/?idioma=en
Instructions on how to check the signatures of the RPM packages can be
found at http://distro.conectiva.com.br/seguranca/politica/?idioma=en
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All our advisories and generic update instructions can be viewed at
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?idioma=en