Fedora 8 : gnutls-1.6.3-3.fc8 (2008-4183)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 32408


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Fixes critical security issue GNUTLS-SA-2008-1 described here:
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/gnutls-devel/2008-05/msg00060.html All applications and system services which utilize gnutls library must be restarted for the updates to take effect.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected gnutls package.

See Also






Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 32408

File Name: fedora_2008-4183.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/05/22

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:gnutls, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:8

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/05/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1948, CVE-2008-1949, CVE-2008-1950

BID: 29292

FEDORA: 2008-4183

CWE: 189, 287