Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : gnutls (cve_2012_1573_denial_of)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 80629
SynopsisThe remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party software.
DescriptionThe remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address security updates :
- gnutls_cipher.c in libgnutls in GnuTLS before 2.12.17 and 3.x before 3.0.15 does not properly handle data encrypted with a block cipher, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption and application crash) via a crafted record, as demonstrated by a crafted GenericBlockCipher structure. (CVE-2012-1573)
SolutionUpgrade to Solaris 220.127.116.11.0.