USN-3183-2

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Source
https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-3183-2
Import Source
https://github.com/canonical/ubuntu-security-notices/blob/main/osv/USN-3183-2.json
JSON Data
https://api.osv.dev/v1/vulns/USN-3183-2
Related
Published
2017-03-20T16:39:41.241549Z
Modified
2017-03-20T16:39:41.241549Z
Summary
gnutls26 vulnerability
Details

USN-3183-1 fixed CVE-2016-8610 in GnuTLS in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.10. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.

Original advisory details:

Stefan Buehler discovered that GnuTLS incorrectly verified the serial length of OCSP responses. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to bypass certain certificate validation measures. This issue only applied to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. (CVE-2016-7444)

Shi Lei discovered that GnuTLS incorrectly handled certain warning alerts. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause GnuTLS to hang, resulting in a denial of service. This issue has only been addressed in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.10. (CVE-2016-8610)

It was discovered that GnuTLS incorrectly decoded X.509 certificates with a Proxy Certificate Information extension. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause GnuTLS to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.10. (CVE-2017-5334)

It was discovered that GnuTLS incorrectly handled certain OpenPGP certificates. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause GnuTLS to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-5335, CVE-2017-5336, CVE-2017-5337)

References

Affected packages

Ubuntu:14.04:LTS / gnutls26

Package

Name
gnutls26

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
2.12.23-12ubuntu2.7

Ecosystem specific

{
    "availability": "No subscription needed",
    "binaries": [
        {
            "libgnutlsxx27": "2.12.23-12ubuntu2.7",
            "gnutls26-doc": "2.12.23-12ubuntu2.7",
            "gnutls-bin": "3.0.11+really2.12.23-12ubuntu2.7",
            "libgnutls26": "2.12.23-12ubuntu2.7",
            "libgnutls-dev": "2.12.23-12ubuntu2.7",
            "libgnutls-openssl27": "2.12.23-12ubuntu2.7"
        }
    ]
}