Improper Input Validation Affecting gnutls28 package, versions *


low

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
    User Interaction Required
NVD
CVSS v3 N/A  medium
Red Hat
CVSS v3 N/A  medium
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SUSE
3.7 low

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN11-GNUTLS28-515971
  • published 6 Sep 2011
  • disclosed 6 Sep 2011

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for Debian:11 gnutls28.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream gnutls28 package and not the gnutls28 package as distributed by Debian:11. See How to fix? for Debian:11 relevant fixed versions and status.

The SSL protocol, as used in certain configurations in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, and other products, encrypts data by using CBC mode with chained initialization vectors, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to obtain plaintext HTTP headers via a blockwise chosen-boundary attack (BCBA) on an HTTPS session, in conjunction with JavaScript code that uses (1) the HTML5 WebSocket API, (2) the Java URLConnection API, or (3) the Silverlight WebClient API, aka a "BEAST" attack.