[USN-5488-2] OpenSSL vulnerability


========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5488-2 July 06, 2022
openssl vulnerability ==========================================================================
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 16.04 ESM
Summary:
OpenSSL could be made to crash or run programs when the c_rehash script is used.
Software Description: – openssl: Secure Socket Layer (SSL) cryptographic library and tools
Details:
USN-5488-1 fixed vulnerabilities in OpenSSL. This update provides the corresponding updates for Ubuntu 16.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
Chancen and Daniel Fiala discovered that OpenSSL incorrectly handled the c_rehash script. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary commands when c_rehash is run.
Update instructions:
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: openssl 1.0.2g-1ubuntu4.20+esm5
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
References: ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5488-2 ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5488-1 CVE-2022-2068