SuSE 11.1 Security Update : GnuTLS (SAT Patch Number 6448)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update of GnuTLS fixes multiple vulnerabilities :

- remote attackers could cause a denial of service (heap
memory corruption and application crash) via an issue in
the asn1_get_length_der() function. (CVE-2012-1569)

- crafted GenericBlockCipher structures allow remote
attackers to cause a denial of service (heap memory
corruption and application crash). (CVE-2012-1573)

- A vulnerability in the DTLS implementation which could
allow remote attackers to recover partial plaintext via
a timing side-channel attack was fixed. (CVE-2012-0390)

In addition, support for customizing the signing function was added.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=739898
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=753301
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=754223
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=754953
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0390.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-1569.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-1573.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 6448.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64152 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0390
CVE-2012-1569
CVE-2012-1573

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