Important CentOS gnutls Update

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medium
5.8
gnutls-2.8.5-13.el6_5.i686.rpm, gnutls-2.8.5-13.el6_5.src.rpm, gnutls-2.8.5-13.el6_5.x86_64.rpm, gnutls-devel-2.8.5-13.el6_5.i686.rpm, gnutls-devel-2.8.5-13.el6_5.x86_64.rpm, gnutls-guile-2.8.5-13.el6_5.i686.rpm, gnutls-guile-2.8.5-13.el6_5.x86_64.rpm, gnutls-utils-2.8.5-13.el6_5.i686.rpm, gnutls-utils-2.8.5-13.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
CVE-2014-0092
rhn.redhat.com, lists.centos.org
2014-03-04
2017-07-27 19:06
ALAS-2014-301
Important CentOS gnutls Update
CVE-2014-0092 gnutls28
CVE-2014-0092 gnutls26
CVE-2014-0092
2017-04-01 19:07
2017-01-05 20:11

Description


Updated gnutls packages that fix one security issue are now available for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
Important security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)
base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the
CVE link in the References section.

The GnuTLS library provides support for cryptographic algorithms and for
protocols such as Transport Layer Security (TLS).

It was discovered that GnuTLS did not correctly handle certain errors that
could occur during the verification of an X.509 certificate, causing it to
incorrectly report a successful verification. An attacker could use this
flaw to create a specially crafted certificate that could be accepted by
GnuTLS as valid for a site chosen by the attacker. (CVE-2014-0092)

The CVE-2014-0092 issue was discovered by Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos of the
Red Hat Security Technologies Team.

Users of GnuTLS are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
correct this issue. For the update to take effect, all applications linked
to the GnuTLS library must be restarted.
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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
6 gnutls gnutls-2.8.5-13.el6_5.i686.rpm
gnutls gnutls-2.8.5-13.el6_5.src.rpm
gnutls gnutls-2.8.5-13.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-devel gnutls-devel-2.8.5-13.el6_5.i686.rpm
gnutls-devel gnutls-devel-2.8.5-13.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-guile gnutls-guile-2.8.5-13.el6_5.i686.rpm
gnutls-guile gnutls-guile-2.8.5-13.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-utils gnutls-utils-2.8.5-13.el6_5.i686.rpm
gnutls-utils gnutls-utils-2.8.5-13.el6_5.x86_64.rpm