GLSA-201310-18 : GnuTLS: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201310-18
(GnuTLS: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GnuTLS. Please review
the CVE identifiers and Lucky Thirteen research paper referenced below
for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could sent a specially crafted packet to cause a
Denial of Service condition. Additionally, a remote attacker could
perform man-in-the-middle attacks to recover plaintext data.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.isg.rhul.ac.uk/tls/TLStiming.pdf
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201310-18.xml

Solution :

All GnuTLS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-libs/gnutls-2.12.23-r1'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70674 ()

Bugtraq ID: 57736
60215

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