openSUSE 10 Security Update : gnutls (gnutls-2118)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 27242


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


A security problem was fixed in the GNU TLS library, where excess data was not checked during signature checking with RSA keys with exponent 3.

This problem could be used to fake those RSA signatures.


Update the affected gnutls packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 27242

File Name: suse_gnutls-2118.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gnutls, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gnutls-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gnutls-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gnutls-devel-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/09/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4790