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USN-5750-1: GnuTLS vulnerability

30 November 2022

GnuTLS could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic from an authenticated client.

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Releases

Packages

Details

It was discovered that GnuTLS incorrectly handled certain memory
operations. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause GnuTLS
to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

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Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 16.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

Related notices

  • USN-5550-1: libgnutls30, libgnutls-openssl27, libgnutls28-dev, libgnutls-dane0, guile-gnutls, gnutls28, gnutls-bin, gnutls-doc, libgnutlsxx28