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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200901-10
(GnuTLS: Certificate validation error)
Martin von Gagern reported that the _gnutls_x509_verify_certificate()
function in lib/x509/verify.c trusts certificate chains in which the
last certificate is an arbitrary trusted, self-signed certificate.
A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability and spoof arbitrary
names to conduct Man-In-The-Middle attacks and intercept sensitive
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All GnuTLS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-libs/gnutls-2.4.1-r2'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 35379 (gentoo_GLSA-200901-10.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2008-4989
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