GnuTLS: Multiple vulnerabilities
Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
||GLSA 201110-05 / gnutls
||October 10, 2011
||October 10, 2011: 1
All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities were found in GnuTLS, allowing for easier
GnuTLS is an Open Source implementation of the TLS 1.2 and SSL 3.0
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GnuTLS. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
An attacker could perform man-in-the-middle attacks to spoof arbitrary
SSL servers via a crafted certificate issued by a legitimate
Certification Authority or to inject an arbitrary amount of chosen
plaintext into the beginning of the application protocol stream, allowing
for further exploitation.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All GnuTLS users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code Listing 3.1: Resolution
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-libs/gnutls-2.10.0"
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since August 6, 2010. It is likely that your system is already
no longer affected by this issue.