FreeBSD : gnutls -- double free in certificate DN decoding (ec6a2a1e-429d-11e5-9daa-14dae9d210b8)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description : reports :

Kurt Roeckx reported that decoding a specific certificate with very
long DistinguishedName (DN) entries leads to double free, which may
result to a denial of service. Since the DN decoding occurs in almost
all applications using certificates it is recommended to upgrade the
latest GnuTLS version fixing the issue. Recommendation: Upgrade to
GnuTLS 3.4.4, or 3.3.17.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85429 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-6251

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