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GnuTLS Bug in Validating DSA Signatures Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022157
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-1415   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 1 2009
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.6.x
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in GnuTLS. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can create a specially crafted DSA signature to trigger a double free memory error and cause libgnutls to crash when verifying the signature.

Miroslav Kratochvil reported this vulnerability.

A remote user can also create specially crafted input to cause the library to free an uninitialized pointer, potentially executing arbitrary code.

Simon Josefsson reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

A patch is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error, State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any)

Message History:   None.

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