Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : gnutls (MDVSA-2013:040)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Nadhem Alfardan and Kenny Paterson devised an attack that recovers
some bits of the plaintext of a GnuTLS session that utilizes that CBC
ciphersuites, by using timing information (CVE-2013-1619).

The gnutls package has been updated to latest 3.0.28 version to fix
above problem.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66054 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1619

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