Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 7.04 / 7.10 / 8.04 LTS : gnutls12, gnutls13 vulnerabilities (USN-613-1)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 32432
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionMultiple 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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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.