Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 7.04 / 7.10 / 8.04 LTS : gnutls12, gnutls13 vulnerabilities (USN-613-1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 32432

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

Multiple flaws were discovered in the connection handling of GnuTLS. A remote attacker could exploit this to crash applications linked against GnuTLS, or possibly execute arbitrary code with permissions of the application's user.

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Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/613-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 32432

File Name: ubuntu_USN-613-1.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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:gnutls-bin, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:gnutls-doc, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libgnutls-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libgnutls12, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libgnutls12-dbg, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libgnutls13, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libgnutls13-dbg, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libgnutlsxx13, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:6.06:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:7.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:7.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:8.04:-:lts

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/05/21

Reference Information

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

USN: 613-1

CWE: 189, 287