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USN-6499-2: GnuTLS vulnerability

8 January 2024

GnuTLS could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.

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Releases

Packages

Details

USN-6499-1 fixed vulnerabilities in GnuTLS. This update provides the
corresponding update for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that GnuTLS had a timing side-channel when handling
certain RSA-PSK key exchanges. A remote attacker could possibly use this
issue to recover sensitive information.

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 18.04

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

References

Related notices

  • USN-6499-1: guile-gnutls, gnutls-doc, gnutls28, gnutls-bin, libgnutlsxx28, libgnutls30, libgnutls-dane0, libgnutls-openssl27, libgnutls28-dev, libgnutlsxx30