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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
Flaws were found in the way GnuTLS handles malicious client
connections. A malicious remote client could send a specially crafted
request to a service using GnuTLS that could cause the service to
crash. (CVE-2008-1948, CVE-2008-1949, CVE-2008-1950)
At this time we have not seen any code that is using this exploit. But
in Scientific Linux 5 there are some applications, that would be
directly vulnerable if/when there is an exploit. Because of the
potential threat we are labeling this important.
See also :
Update the affected gnutls and / or gnutls-devel packages.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60400 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-1948CVE-2008-1949CVE-2008-1950
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