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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
Updated gnutls packages that fix a security issue are now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
The GnuTLS library provides support for cryptographic algorithms and
for protocols such as Transport Layer Security (TLS).
Martin von Gagern discovered a flaw in the way GnuTLS verified
certificate chains provided by a server. A malicious server could use
this flaw to spoof its identity by tricking client applications using
the GnuTLS library to trust invalid certificates. (CVE-2008-4989)
Users of GnuTLS are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,
which contain a backported patch that corrects this issue.
See also :
Update the affected gnutls, gnutls-devel and / or gnutls-utils
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 34752 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-4989
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