SuSE 10 Security Update : GnuTLS (ZYPP Patch Number 8066)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 59829


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update of GnuTLS fixes multiple vulnerabilities :

- remote attackers could cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption and application crash) via an issue in the asn1_get_length_der() function. (CVE-2012-1569)

- crafted GenericBlockCipher structures allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption and application crash). (CVE-2012-1573)

- A vulnerability in the DTLS implementation which could allow remote attackers to recover partial plaintext via a timing side-channel attack was fixed. (CVE-2012-0390)


Apply ZYPP patch number 8066.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 59829

File Name: suse_gnutls-8066.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/07/03

Modified: 2012/07/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/04/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0390, CVE-2012-1569, CVE-2012-1573