FreeBSD : GnuTLS -- Denial of service vulnerability (b33fb1e0-4c37-11e7-afeb-0011d823eebd)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

The GnuTLS project reports :

It was found using the TLS fuzzer tools that decoding a status
response TLS extension with valid contents could lead to a crash due
to a NULL pointer dereference. The issue affects GnuTLS server
applications.

See also :

https://gnutls.org/security.html#GNUTLS-SA-2017-4
http://www.nessus.org/u?c53f40c8

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100706 ()

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