GLSA-201310-18 : GnuTLS: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 70674


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201310-18 (GnuTLS: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GnuTLS. Please review the CVE identifiers and Lucky Thirteen research paper referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could sent a specially crafted packet to cause a Denial of Service condition. Additionally, a remote attacker could perform man-in-the-middle attacks to recover plaintext data.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All GnuTLS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-libs/gnutls-2.12.23-r1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 70674

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201310-18.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/10/29

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:gnutls, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/10/28

Reference Information

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

BID: 57736, 60215

OSVDB: 89848, 93743

GLSA: 201310-18