Fedora 17 : mingw-gnutls-2.12.23-1.fc17 (2013-3438)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 65533


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Version 2.12.23 (released 2012-02-04)

- libgnutls: Eliminated memory leak in PCKS #11 initialization. Report and fix by Sam Varshavchik.

- libgnutls: Fixes in record padding parsing to prevent a timing attack. Issue reported by Kenny Patterson and Nadhem Alfardan.

- libgnutls: DN variable 'T' was expanded to 'title'.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected mingw-gnutls package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 65533

File Name: fedora_2013-3438.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/03/14

Modified: 2015/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/03/05

Reference Information

BID: 57736

FEDORA: 2013-3438