Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 : gnutls26 vulnerability (USN-1843-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that GnuTLS incorrectly handled certain padding
bytes. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause an application
using GnuTLS to crash, leading to a denial of service.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected libgnutls26 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66692 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2116