Slackware 12.0 / 12.1 / current : gnutls (SSA:2008-315-01)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 34731

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VPR Score: 4.0

Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

New gnutls packages are available for Slackware 12.0, 12.1, and
-current to fix a security issue. NOTE: The package for 12.0 has a different shared library soname, and the packages for 12.1 and
-current have an API/ABI change. Only the Pidgin package in Slackware links with GnuTLS, and upgraded Pidgin packages have also been made available. However, if the updated GnuTLS package is installed any other custom-compiled software that uses GnuTLS may need to be recompiled.

Solution

Update the affected gnutls package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?96437e7b

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 34731

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2008-315-01.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Published: 2008/11/11

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.0

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:gnutls, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:12.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:12.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Patch Publication Date: 2008/11/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4989

SSA: 2008-315-01

CWE: 255