ELA-59-1 openssl security update

fix for different timing vulnerabilities

2018-11-21
Packageopenssl
Version1.0.1t-1+deb7u7
Related CVE CVE-2018-0735 CVE-2018-5407

CVE-2018-0735 Samuel Weiser reported a timing vulnerability in the OpenSSL ECDSA signature generation, which might leak information to recover the private key.

CVE-2018-5407 Alejandro Cabrera Aldaya, Billy Brumley, Sohaib ul Hassan, Cesar Pereida Garcia and Nicola Tuveri reported a vulnerability to a timing side channel attack, which might be used to recover the private key.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.0.1t-1+deb7u7.

We recommend that you upgrade your openssl packages.

Further information about Extended LTS security advisories can be found at: https://deb.freexian.com/extended-lts/