Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.10 : gnutls26 vulnerability (USN-2121-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Suman Jana discovered that GnuTLS incorrectly handled version 1
intermediate certificates. This resulted in them being considered to
be a valid CA certificate by default, which was contrary to documented
behaviour.

Solution :

Update the affected libgnutls26 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72701 ()

Bugtraq ID: 65559

CVE ID: CVE-2014-1959