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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2006:166: gnutls

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the gnutls package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:166 (gnutls).

verify.c in GnuTLS before 1.4.4, when using an RSA key with exponent 3,
does not properly handle excess data in the digestAlgorithm.parameters
field when generating a hash, which permits remote attackers to forge a
PKCS #1 v1.5 signature that is signed by that RSA key and prevents
GnuTLS from correctly verifying X.509 and other certificates that use
PKCS, a variant of CVE-2006-4339.
The provided packages have been patched to correct this issues.

Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:166
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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