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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014-2016 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.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected libgnutls26 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74285 ()

Bugtraq ID: 67741

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3466