Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : gnutls (MDVSA-2012:045)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in GnuTLS :

Buffer overflow in the gnutls_session_get_data function in
lib/gnutls_session.c in GnuTLS 2.12.x before 2.12.14 and 3.x before
3.0.7, when used on a client that performs nonstandard session
resumption, allows remote TLS servers to cause a denial of service
(application crash) via a large SessionTicket (CVE-2011-4128).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58557 ()

Bugtraq ID: 50609

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4128

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