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1677048: CVE-2019-3829 gnutls: use-after-free/double-free in certificate verification
A double free flaw was found in the way the certificate verification API was implemented for gnutls. An attacker could cause a client or server application compiled against gnutls to crash by parsing a specially-crafted certificate.

Find out more about CVE-2019-3829 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 5.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 3 gnutls Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 gnutls Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 mingw-gnutls Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 gnutls Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 gnutls Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 gnutls Not affected
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.


Red Hat would like to thank Tavis Ormandy (Google Project Zero) for reporting this issue.

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