openSUSE Security Update : gnutls (openSUSE-2017-824)

high Nessus Plugin ID 101759
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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for gnutls fixes the following issues :

- GNUTLS-SA-2017-4 / CVE-2017-7507: Fix crash in status response TLS extension decoding (bsc#1043398)

- GNUTLS-SA-2017-3 / CVE-2017-7869: Fix out-of-bounds write in OpenPGP certificate decoding (bsc#1034173)

- Address read of 4 bytes past the end of buffer in OpenPGP certificate parsing (bsc#1038337)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected gnutls packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1034173

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1038337

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1043398

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 101759

File Name: openSUSE-2017-824.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/17/2017

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gnutls, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gnutls-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gnutls-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgnutls-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgnutls-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgnutls-openssl-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgnutls-openssl27, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgnutls-openssl27-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgnutls28, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgnutls28-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgnutls28-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgnutls28-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgnutlsxx-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgnutlsxx28, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgnutlsxx28-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 7/14/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7507, CVE-2017-7869