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Category:   Application (Security)  >   GnuTLS Vendors:   gnutls.org
GnuTLS Padding Validation Error Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1013861
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1013861
CVE Reference:   CVE-2005-1431   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jun 2 2005
Original Entry Date:  May 2 2005
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.2 prior to 1.2.3; 1.0 prior to 1.0.25
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 trigger a flaw in record packet parsing to cause denial of service conditions.

The vulnerability resides in validation of padding bytes in 'lib/gnutls_cipher.c'.

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   The vendor has released fixed versions (1.0.25 and 1.2.3), available at:

http://www.gnu.org/software/gnutls/download.html

Vendor URL:  www.gnutls.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Exception handling error, Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Jun 2 2005 (Red Hat Issues Fix) GnuTLS Padding Validation Error Lets Remote Users Deny Service
Red Hat has released a fix.



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