SuSE 11.3 Security Update : gnutls (SAT Patch Number 8949)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 72797

Synopsis

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The GnuTLS library received a critical security fix and other updates :

- The X.509 certificate verification had incorrect error handling, which could lead to broken certificates marked as being valid. (CVE-2014-0092)

- A verification problem in handling V1 certificates could also lead to V1 certificates incorrectly being handled.
Additionally a memory leak in PSK authentication has been fixed. (bnc#835760). (CVE-2009-5138)

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 8949.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=835760

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=865804

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=865993

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-5138.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-0092.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 72797

File Name: suse_11_gnutls-140227.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/03/04

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.8

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

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: 2014/02/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-5138, CVE-2014-0092