Scientific Linux Security Update : stunnel on SL6.x i386/x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

An integer conversion issue was found in stunnel when using Microsoft
NT LAN Manager (NTLM) authentication with the HTTP CONNECT tunneling
method. With this configuration, and using stunnel in SSL client mode
on a 64-bit system, an attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code
with the privileges of the stunnel process via a man-in-the-middle
attack or by tricking a user into using a malicious proxy.
(CVE-2013-1762)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?f40ecb6a

Solution :

Update the affected stunnel and / or stunnel-debuginfo packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 65864 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1762