GLSA-201406-09 : GnuTLS: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 76061


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201406-09 (GnuTLS: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GnuTLS. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could utilize multiple vectors to spoof arbitrary SSL servers via a crafted certificate, execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service condition.
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-r6'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 76061

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201406-09.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/06/16

Modified: 2015/07/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/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: 2014/06/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0092, CVE-2014-1959, CVE-2014-3465, CVE-2014-3466

BID: 65559, 65919, 67739, 67741

OSVDB: 103309, 103933, 107564

GLSA: 201406-09