Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : gnutls (MDVSA-2009:308)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in gnutls :

gnutls-cli in GnuTLS before 2.6.6 does not verify the activation and
expiration times of X.509 certificates, which allows remote attackers
to successfully present a certificate that is (1) not yet valid or (2)
no longer valid, related to lack of time checks in the
_gnutls_x509_verify_certificate function in lib/x509/verify.c in
libgnutls_x509, as used by (a) Exim, (b) OpenLDAP, and (c) libsoup
(CVE-2009-1417).

A vulnerability have been discovered and corrected in GnuTLS before
2.8.2, which could allow man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof
arbitrary SSL servers via a crafted certificate issued by a legitimate
Certification Authority (CVE-2009-2730).

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0
customers

This update fixes this vulnerability.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 42994 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-308.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35952

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1417
CVE-2009-2730

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