openSUSE Security Update : gnutls (openSUSE-2015-567)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 85836
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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

Gnutls was updated to fix one security issue.

The following vulnerability was fixed :

- CVE-2015-6251: Decoding specific certificates with very long DistinguishedName (DN) entries could have caused a double free, which may have resulted in a Denial of Service (GNUTLS-SA-2015-3)

Solution

Update the affected gnutls packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=941794

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 85836

File Name: openSUSE-2015-567.nasl

Version: 2.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/8/2015

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gnutls, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gnutls-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gnutls-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgnutls-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgnutls-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgnutls-openssl-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgnutls-openssl27, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgnutls-openssl27-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgnutls28, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgnutls28-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgnutls28-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgnutls28-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgnutlsxx-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgnutlsxx28, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgnutlsxx28-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 8/22/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-6251