Fedora 17 : mingw-gnutls-2.12.17-1.fc17 / mingw-libtasn1-2.12-1.fc17 / mingw-p11-kit-0.12-1.fc17 (2012-4451)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 58693
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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update fixes a a DER decoding buffer overflow in the MinGW cross compiled libtasn1 and gnutls packages. The mingw-gnutls build also switches to using the system libtasn1 library instead of its bundled copy.

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Solution

Update the affected mingw-gnutls, mingw-libtasn1 and / or mingw-p11-kit packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=804920

http://www.nessus.org/u?ff3b25fb

http://www.nessus.org/u?4bb52203

http://www.nessus.org/u?8cbccc7e

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 58693

File Name: fedora_2012-4451.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/12/2012

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:mingw-gnutls, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:mingw-libtasn1, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:mingw-p11-kit, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:17

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/23/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1569

FEDORA: 2012-4451