Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.10 : gnutls26 vulnerability (USN-2127-1)

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 :

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos discovered that GnuTLS incorrectly handled
certificate verification functions. If a remote attacker were able to
perform a man-in-the-middle attack, this flaw could be exploited with
specially crafted certificates to view sensitive information.

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)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72812 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0092