Scientific Linux Security Update : gnutls on SL5.x, SL6.x i386/srpm/x86_64 (20130530)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 66708
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Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

It was discovered that the fix for the CVE-2013-1619 issue released via SLSA-2013:0588 introduced a regression in the way GnuTLS decrypted TLS/SSL encrypted records when CBC-mode cipher suites were used. A remote attacker could possibly use this flaw to crash a server or client application that uses GnuTLS. (CVE-2013-2116)

For the update to take effect, all applications linked to the GnuTLS library must be restarted.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?10b27527

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66708

File Name: sl_20130530_gnutls_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/31/2013

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:gnutls, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:gnutls-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:gnutls-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:gnutls-guile, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:gnutls-utils, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 5/30/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/8/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1619, CVE-2013-2116