Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
It was discovered that GnuTLS did not always properly verify the hash
algorithm of X.509 certificates. If an application linked against
GnuTLS processed a crafted certificate, an attacker could make GnuTLS
dereference a NULL pointer and cause a DoS via application crash.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 46812 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2006-7239