Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : gnutls (MDVSA-2014:048)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated gnutls packages fix security vulnerability :

It was discovered that GnuTLS did not correctly handle certain errors
that could occur during the verification of an X.509 certificate,
causing it to incorrectly report a successful verification. An
attacker could use this flaw to create a specially crafted certificate
that could be accepted by GnuTLS as valid for a site chosen by the
attacker (CVE-2014-0092).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0117.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72919 ()

Bugtraq ID: 65919

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0092

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