Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : gnutls (cve_2012_1573_denial_of)

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Synopsis :

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party

Description :

The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address
security updates :

- gnutls_cipher.c in libgnutls in GnuTLS before 2.12.17
and 3.x before 3.0.15 does not properly handle data
encrypted with a block cipher, which allows remote
attackers to cause a denial of service (heap memory
corruption and application crash) via a crafted record,
as demonstrated by a crafted GenericBlockCipher
structure. (CVE-2012-1573)

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Solaris

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80629 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1573

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