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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 64152


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.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 64152

File Name: suse_11_gnutls-120615.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/01/25

Modified: 2013/10/25

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: 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: 2012/06/15

Reference Information

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