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

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 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 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)

See also :

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