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MDKSA-2005:084: gnutls Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the gnutls package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:084 (gnutls).
Two vulnerabilities were discovered in the GnuTLS library. The first is a
vulnerability in the way GnuTLS does record packet parsing
the second is a
flaw in the RSA key export functionality. These could be exploited by a remote
attacker to cause a Denial of Service to any program using the GnuTLS library.
The provided packages have been patched to correct these issues.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:084
Threat Level: High
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