Slackware Linux 15.0 / current gnutls Multiple Vulnerabilities (SSA:2024-079-01)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 192268


The remote Slackware Linux host is missing a security update to gnutls.


The version of gnutls installed on the remote host is prior to 3.8.4. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the SSA:2024-079-01 advisory.

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


Upgrade the affected gnutls package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 192268

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2024-079-01.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 3/19/2024

Updated: 3/22/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2024-28835


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2024-28834

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:gnutls, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:15.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/19/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/19/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-28834, CVE-2024-28835