Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : gnutls (MDVSA-2008:106)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Flaws discovered in versions prior to 2.2.4 (stable) and 2.3.10
(development) of GnuTLS allow an attacker to cause denial of service
(application crash), and maybe (so far undetermined) execute arbitrary
code.

The updated packages have been patched to fix these flaws.

Note that any applications using this library must be restarted for
the update to take effect.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37379 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-106.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 29292

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1948
CVE-2008-1949
CVE-2008-1950

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