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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
It was discovered that GnuTLS did not correctly handle certain errors
that could occur during the verification of an X.509 certificate,
causing it to incorrectly report a successful verification. An
attacker could use this flaw to create a specially crafted certificate
that could be accepted by GnuTLS as valid for a site chosen by the
A flaw was found in the way GnuTLS handled version 1 X.509
certificates. An attacker able to obtain a version 1 certificate from
a trusted certificate authority could use this flaw to issue
certificates for other sites that would be accepted by GnuTLS as
For the update to take effect, all applications linked to the GnuTLS
library must be restarted.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 72795 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2009-5138CVE-2014-0092
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