EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : gnutls (EulerOS-SA-2017-1042)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 99887
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAccording to the version of the gnutls packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :
- A 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)
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected gnutls package.