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CVE-2010-0731

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2010-03-25
Bugzilla: 573028: CVE-2010-0731 gnutls: gnutls_x509_crt_get_serial incorrect serial decoding from ASN1 (BE64) [GNUTLS-SA-2010-1]

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The gnutls_x509_crt_get_serial function in the GnuTLS library before 1.2.1, when running on big-endian, 64-bit platforms, calls the asn1_read_value with a pointer to the wrong data type and the wrong length value, which allows remote attackers to bypass the certificate revocation list (CRL) check and cause a stack-based buffer overflow via a crafted X.509 certificate, related to extraction of a serial number.

Find out more about CVE-2010-0731 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (gnutls) RHSA-2010:0167 March 25, 2010

External References

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