SUSE SLES11 Security Update : gnutls (SUSE-SU-2017:0304-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for gnutls fixes the following issues :

- Malformed asn1 definitions could cause a segmentation
fault in the asn1 definition parser (bsc#961491).

- CVE-2016-8610: Remote denial of service in SSL alert
handling (bsc#1005879).

- CVE-2017-5335: Decoding a specially crafted OpenPGP
certificate could have lead to heap and stack overflows
(bsc#1018832).

- CVE-2017-5336: Decoding a specially crafted OpenPGP
certificate could have lead to heap and stack overflows
(bsc#1018832).

- CVE-2017-5337: Decoding a specially crafted OpenPGP
certificate could have lead to heap and stack overflows
(bsc#1018832).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1005879
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1018832
https://bugzilla.suse.com/961491
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8610.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-5335.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-5336.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-5337.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?c8920ec9

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t
patch sdksp4-gnutls-12957=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
slessp4-gnutls-12957=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 11-SP4:zypper in -t
patch slehasp4-gnutls-12957=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
dbgsp4-gnutls-12957=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96870 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-8610
CVE-2017-5335
CVE-2017-5336
CVE-2017-5337

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