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<glsa id="200905-04">
<title>GnuTLS: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
Multiple vulnerabilities in GnuTLS might result in a Denial of Service,
spoofing or the generation of invalid keys.
<product type="ebuild">gnutls</product>
<announced>May 24, 2009</announced>
<revised>May 24, 2009: 01</revised>
<package name="net-libs/gnutls" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.6.6</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.6.6</vulnerable>
GnuTLS is an Open Source implementation of the TLS 1.0 and SSL 3.0
The following vulnerabilities were found in GnuTLS:
<li>Miroslav Kratochvil reported that lib/pk-libgcrypt.c does not
properly handle corrupt DSA signatures, possibly leading to a
double-free vulnerability (CVE-2009-1415).</li>
<li>Simon Josefsson
reported that GnuTLS generates RSA keys stored in DSA structures when
creating a DSA key (CVE-2009-1416).</li>
<li>Romain Francoise reported
that the _gnutls_x509_verify_certificate() function in
lib/x509/verify.c does not perform time checks, resulting in the
"gnutls-cli" program accepting X.509 certificates with validity times
in the past or future (CVE-2009-1417).</li>
<impact type="normal">
A remote attacker could entice a user or automated system to process a
specially crafted DSA certificate, possibly resulting in a Denial of
Service condition. NOTE: This issue might have other unspecified impact
including the execution of arbitrary code. Furthermore, a remote
attacker could spoof signatures on certificates and the "gnutls-cli"
application can be tricked into accepting an invalid certificate.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All GnuTLS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=net-libs/gnutls-2.6.6&quot;</code>
<uri link="">CVE-2009-1415</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2009-1416</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2009-1417</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Wed, 06 May 2009 18:48:21 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Thu, 07 May 2009 11:40:21 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Sun, 24 May 2009 11:17:39 +0000">