Scientific Linux Security Update : gnutls on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64 (SLOTH)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 87838
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA flaw was found in the way TLS 1.2 could use the MD5 hash function for signing ServerKeyExchange and Client Authentication packets during a TLS handshake. A man-in-the-middle attacker able to force a TLS connection to use the MD5 hash function could use this flaw to conduct collision attacks to impersonate a TLS server or an authenticated TLS client. (CVE-2015-7575)
For the update to take effect, all applications linked to the GnuTLS library must be restarted.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.