Debian DSA-5203-1 : gnutls28 - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 163927

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

The remote Debian 11 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the dsa-5203 advisory.

- A vulnerability found in gnutls. This security flaw happens because of a double free error occurs during verification of pkcs7 signatures in gnutls_pkcs7_verify function. (CVE-2022-2509)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade the gnutls28 packages.

For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in version 3.7.1-5+deb11u2.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/gnutls28

https://www.debian.org/security/2022/dsa-5203

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2022-2509

https://packages.debian.org/source/bullseye/gnutls28

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 163927

File Name: debian_DSA-5203.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/9/2022

Updated: 8/9/2022

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-2509

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:gnutls-bin, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:gnutls-doc, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:guile-gnutls, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libgnutls-dane0, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libgnutls-openssl27, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libgnutls28-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libgnutls30, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libgnutlsxx28, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:11.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/8/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/1/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-2509