SuSE 11.3 Security Update : gnutls (SAT Patch Number 8949)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The GnuTLS library received a critical security fix and other
updates :

- The X.509 certificate verification had incorrect error
handling, which could lead to broken certificates marked
as being valid. (CVE-2014-0092)

- A verification problem in handling V1 certificates could
also lead to V1 certificates incorrectly being handled.
Additionally a memory leak in PSK authentication has
been fixed. (bnc#835760). (CVE-2009-5138)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=835760
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=865804
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=865993
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-5138.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-0092.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 8949.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72797 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-5138
CVE-2014-0092

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