Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5051-4
September 01, 2021
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
USN-5051-2 introduced a regression in OpenSSL.
- openssl: Secure Socket Layer (SSL) cryptographic library and tools
USN-5051-2 introduced a regression in OpenSSL that affected only
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
This update fix the regression.
Original advisory details:
Ingo Schwarze discovered that OpenSSL incorrectly handled
strings. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause OpenSSL to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly obtain sensitive information.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer
all the necessary changes.