SuSE9 Security Update : gnutls (YOU Patch Number 11228)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

A security problem in the GNU TLS library has been found :

If an RSA key with exponent 3 is used, the PKCS padding gets removed
before generating a hash, which allows remote attackers to forge a
PKCS signature that apapears to be signed by that RSA key and prevents
gnutls from correctly verifying the certificate.

This bug has been tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2006-4790.

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2006-4790.html

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 11228.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41101 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4790

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