Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 7.04 / 7.10 / 8.04 LTS : gnutls12, gnutls13 vulnerabilities (USN-613-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2008-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Multiple flaws were discovered in the connection handling of GnuTLS. A
remote attacker could exploit this to crash applications linked
against GnuTLS, or possibly execute arbitrary code with permissions of
the application's user.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 32432 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1948
CVE-2008-1949
CVE-2008-1950