Amazon Linux AMI : gnutls (ALAS-2013-197)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 69755
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Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

It was discovered that the fix for the CVE-2013-1619 issue 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)

Solution

Run 'yum update gnutls' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2013-197.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 69755

File Name: ala_ALAS-2013-197.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/4/2013

Updated: 4/18/2018

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:amazon:linux:gnutls, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:gnutls-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:gnutls-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:gnutls-guile, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:gnutls-utils, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 6/11/2013

Reference Information

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

ALAS: 2013-197

RHSA: 2013:0883