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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013 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.

Solution :

Update the affected libgnutls26 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66692 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2116