SuSE 10 Security Update : gnutls (ZYPP Patch Number 2117)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 29447


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


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.


Apply ZYPP patch number 2117.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 29447

File Name: suse_gnutls-2117.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2012/05/17

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/09/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4790