SuSE 11.1 Security Update : GnuTLS (SAT Patch Number 6448)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 64152
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VPR Score: 3.6


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


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)

In addition, support for customizing the signing function was added.


Apply SAT patch number 6448.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 64152

File Name: suse_11_gnutls-120615.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/25/2013

Updated: 1/19/2021

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:novell:suse_linux:11:gnutls, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libgnutls-extra26, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libgnutls26, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libgnutls26-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 6/15/2012

Reference Information

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