Improper Input Validation Affecting gnutls package, versions <0:3.6.16-4.el8


medium

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
    Availability High
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NVD
7.5 high
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SUSE
7.5 high
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Red Hat
7.5 high

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-CENTOS8-GNUTLS-2149480
  • published 26 Jul 2021
  • disclosed 7 Jun 2021

How to fix?

Upgrade Centos:8 gnutls to version 0:3.6.16-4.el8 or higher.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream gnutls package and not the gnutls package as distributed by Centos:8. See How to fix? for Centos:8 relevant fixed versions and status.

A flaw was found in the way nettle's RSA decryption functions handled specially crafted ciphertext. An attacker could use this flaw to provide a manipulated ciphertext leading to application crash and denial of service.