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Category:   Application (VPN)  >   GnuTLS Vendors:   gnutls.org
(Oracle Issues Fix for Solaris) GnuTLS TLS Record Decoding Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1029129
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1029129
CVE Reference:   CVE-2013-2116   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 4 2013
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.12.23
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in GnuTLS. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to cause the target service to crash.

The vulnerability resides in 'lib/gnutls_cipher.c'.

[Editor's note: This vulnerability was introduced in the fix for GNUTLS-SA-2013-2 (CVE-2013-1619).]

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target service to crash.
Solution:   Oracle has issued a fix for Solaris.

The Oracle advisory is available at:

https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/cve_2013_2116_input_validation

Vendor URL:  www.gnu.org/software/libc/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (Solaris - SunOS)
Underlying OS Comments:  11.1

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May 30 2013 GnuTLS TLS Record Decoding Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service



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