GLSA-201110-05 : GnuTLS: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201110-05
(GnuTLS: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GnuTLS. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

An attacker could perform man-in-the-middle attacks to spoof arbitrary
SSL servers via a crafted certificate issued by a legitimate
Certification Authority or to inject an arbitrary amount of chosen
plaintext into the beginning of the application protocol stream, allowing
for further exploitation.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201110-05.xml

Solution :

All GnuTLS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-libs/gnutls-2.10.0'
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since August 6, 2010. It is likely that your system is already
no longer affected by this issue.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56458 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2730
CVE-2009-3555