Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 13.10 / 14.04 : gnutls26 vulnerability (USN-2229-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Joonas Kuorilehto discovered that GnuTLS incorrectly handled Server
Hello messages. A malicious remote server or a man in the middle could
use this issue to cause GnuTLS to crash, resulting in a denial of
service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Solution :

Update the affected libgnutls26 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74285 ()

Bugtraq ID: 67741

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3466