openSUSE Security Update : gnutls (openSUSE-2015-567)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Gnutls was updated to fix one security issue.

The following vulnerability was fixed :

- CVE-2015-6251: Decoding specific certificates with very
long DistinguishedName (DN) entries could have caused a
double free, which may have resulted in a Denial of
Service (GNUTLS-SA-2015-3)

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=941794

Solution :

Update the affected gnutls packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85836 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-6251

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