USN-2229-1: GnuTLS vulnerability
2 June 2014
GnuTLS could be made to crash or run programs if it connected to a malicious server.
- gnutls26 - GNU TLS library
Joonas Kuorilehto discovered that GnuTLS incorrectly handled Server Hello
messages. A malicious remote server or a machine-in-the-middle could use this
issue to cause GnuTLS to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or
possibly execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.