Scientific Linux Security Update : gnutls on SL5.x, SL6.x i386/srpm/x86_64

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that the fix for the CVE-2013-1619 issue released
via SLSA-2013:0588 introduced a regression in the way GnuTLS decrypted
TLS/SSL encrypted records when CBC-mode cipher suites were used. A
remote attacker could possibly use this flaw to crash a server or
client application that uses GnuTLS. (CVE-2013-2116)

For the update to take effect, all applications linked to the GnuTLS
library must be restarted.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?8ce13839

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66708 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1619
CVE-2013-2116