Use After Free Affecting gnutls package, versions <10:3.6.16-4.0.1.el8_fips



    Attack Complexity Low
    Confidentiality High
    Integrity High
    Availability High

    Threat Intelligence

    EPSS 1.09% (85th percentile)
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9.8 critical
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7.4 high
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3.7 low

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-ORACLE8-GNUTLS-2597017
  • published 10 Apr 2022
  • disclosed 12 Mar 2021

How to fix?

Upgrade Oracle:8 gnutls to version 10:3.6.16-4.0.1.el8_fips or higher.
This issue was patched in ELSA-2022-9221.

NVD Description

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

A flaw was found in gnutls. A use after free issue in client sending key_share extension may lead to memory corruption and other consequences.