Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2015-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
It was discovered that GnuTLS incorrectly handled parsing CRL
distribution points. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue
to cause a denial of service, or execute arbitrary code.
Kurt Roeckx discovered that GnuTLS incorrectly handled a long
DistinguishedName (DN) entry in a certificate. A remote attacker could
possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service, or execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-6251).
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.
Update the affected libgnutls-deb0-28 package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5