Amazon Linux AMI : gnutls (ALAS-2014-301)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description :

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
attacker. (CVE-2014-0092)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?efdc9928

Solution :

Run 'yum update gnutls' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72949 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0092