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CVE-2008-1948

Impact: Critical
Public: 2008-05-19
Bugzilla: 447461: CVE-2008-1948 GNUTLS-SA-2008-1-1 GnuTLS buffer overflow

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The _gnutls_server_name_recv_params function in lib/ext_server_name.c in libgnutls in gnutls-serv in GnuTLS before 2.2.4 does not properly calculate the number of Server Names in a TLS 1.0 Client Hello message during extension handling, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a zero value for the length of Server Names, which leads to a buffer overflow in session resumption data in the pack_security_parameters function, aka GNUTLS-SA-2008-1-1.

Find out more about CVE-2008-1948 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (gnutls) RHSA-2008:0492 May 20, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (gnutls) RHSA-2008:0489 May 20, 2008

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