GLSA-201702-04 : GnuTLS: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201702-04
(GnuTLS: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple heap and stack overflows and double free vulnerabilities have
been discovered in GnuTLS by the OSS-Fuzz project. Please review the CVE
identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user or automated system to process a
specially crafted certificate using an application linked against GnuTLS.
This could possibly result in the execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201702-04

Solution :

All GnuTLS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-libs/gnutls-3.3.26'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97110 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-5334
CVE-2017-5335
CVE-2017-5336
CVE-2017-5337

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