GnuTLS: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201506-03

Multiple vulnerabilities have been fixed in GnuTLS, the worst of which can cause Denial of Service

Affected Packages

net-libs/gnutls on all architectures
Affected versions < 3.3.15
Unaffected versions >= 3.3.15

Background

GnuTLS is an Open Source implementation of the TLS and SSL protocols.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GnuTLS. Please review the CVE identifiers and external references below for details.

Impact

A context-dependent attacker can cause a denial of service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All GnuTLS users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-libs/gnutls-3.3.15"
 

References

Release Date
June 22, 2015

Latest Revision
June 22, 2015: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
local, remote

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