SUSE SLES10 Security Update : gnutls (SUSE-SU-2014:0321-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 83612


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


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

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

- CVE-2009-5138: A verification problem in handling V1 certificates could also lead to V1 certificates incorrectly being handled.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected gnutls packages

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83612

File Name: suse_SU-2014-0321-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/05/20

Modified: 2015/05/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gnutls, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gnutls-devel, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:10

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/03/03

Reference Information

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

BID: 65792, 65919

OSVDB: 103933