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CVE-2014-0092

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2014-03-03
CWE:
CWE-295
Bugzilla:
1069865: CVE-2014-0092 gnutls: incorrect error handling in certificate verification (GNUTLS-SA-2014-2)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

lib/x509/verify.c in GnuTLS before 3.1.22 and 3.2.x before 3.2.12 does not properly handle unspecified errors when verifying X.509 certificates from SSL servers, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof servers via a crafted certificate.

Find out more about CVE-2014-0092 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 5.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (gnutls) RHSA-2014:0247 2014-03-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extended Lifecycle Support 4 (gnutls) RHSA-2014:0288 2014-03-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.9 server) (gnutls) RHSA-2014:0288 2014-03-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Long Life (v. 5.3 server) (gnutls) RHSA-2014:0288 2014-03-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Update Support 6.2 (gnutls) RHSA-2014:0288 2014-03-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Long Life (v. 5.6 server) (gnutls) RHSA-2014:0288 2014-03-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (gnutls) RHSA-2014:0246 2014-03-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extended Update Support 6.4 (gnutls) RHSA-2014:0288 2014-03-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extended Update Support 6.3 (gnutls) RHSA-2014:0288 2014-03-12
RHEV Hypervisor for RHEL-6 (rhev-hypervisor6) RHSA-2014:0339 2014-03-31

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 mingw32-gnutls Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.6 server) gnutls 1.4.1-7.el5_6.1 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 gnutls Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 gnutls Not affected

Acknowledgements

This issue was discovered by Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos of the Red Hat Security Technologies Team.

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