Amazon Linux AMI : gnutls (ALAS-2017-815)
High Nessus Plugin ID 99419
SynopsisThe remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
DescriptionA denial of service flaw was found in the way the TLS/SSL protocol defined
processing of ALERT packets during a connection handshake. A remote attacker
could use this flaw to make a TLS/SSL server consume an excessive amount of CPU
and fail to accept connections form other clients. (CVE-2016-8610)
Multiple flaws were found in the way gnutls processed OpenPGP certificates. An
attacker could create specially crafted OpenPGP certificates which, when parsed
by gnutls, would cause it to crash. (CVE-2017-5335 , CVE-2017-5336 ,
SolutionRun 'yum update gnutls' to update your system.