Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : gnutls (MDVSA-2014:108)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 74417
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Synopsis

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

Description

Updated gnutls packages fix security vulnerabilities :

A NULL pointer dereference flaw was discovered in GnuTLS's gnutls_x509_dn_oid_name(). The function, when called with the GNUTLS_X509_DN_OID_RETURN_OID flag, should not return NULL to its caller. However, it could previously return NULL when parsed X.509 certificates included specific OIDs (CVE-2014-3465).

A flaw was found in the way GnuTLS parsed session ids from Server Hello packets of the TLS/SSL handshake. A malicious server could use this flaw to send an excessively long session id value and trigger a buffer overflow in a connecting TLS/SSL client using GnuTLS, causing it to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code (CVE-2014-3466).

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0248.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74417

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-108.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 6/10/2014

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:gnutls, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64gnutls-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64gnutls-ssl27, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64gnutls28, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/9/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3465, CVE-2014-3466

BID: 67739, 67741

MDVSA: 2014:108