Amazon Linux AMI : gnutls Multiple Vulnerabilities (ALAS-2013-197)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description :

It was discovered that the fix for the CVE-2013-1619 issue released
via ALAS-2013-172 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-2013-1619)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?f8d6fb91
http://www.nessus.org/u?063229d5

Solution :

Run 'yum update gnutls' to update your system.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69755 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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