Fedora 17 : mingw-gnutls-2.12.23-1.fc17 (2013-3438)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Version 2.12.23 (released 2012-02-04)

- libgnutls: Eliminated memory leak in PCKS #11
initialization. Report and fix by Sam Varshavchik.

- libgnutls: Fixes in record padding parsing to prevent a
timing attack. Issue reported by Kenny Patterson and
Nadhem Alfardan.

- libgnutls: DN variable 'T' was expanded to 'title'.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?52e85120

Solution :

Update the affected mingw-gnutls package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 65533 ()

Bugtraq ID: 57736

CVE ID:

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