EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : gnutls (EulerOS-SA-2017-1042)

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


Synopsis :

The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.

Description :

According to the version of the gnutls packages installed, the
EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following
vulnerability :

- A denial of service flaw was found in the way the
TLS/SSL protocol defined processing of ALERT packets
during a connection handshake. A remote attacker could
use this flaw to make a TLS/SSL server consume an
excessive amount of CPU and fail to accept connections
form other clients.(CVE-2016-8610)

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

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?e0ad4d89

Solution :

Update the affected gnutls package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Huawei Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99887 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-8610

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