Debian: DSA-2944-1: gnutls26 security update

    Date01 Jun 2014
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Joonas Kuorilehto discovered that GNU TLS performed insufficient validation of session IDs during TLS/SSL handshakes. A malicious server could use this to execute arbitrary code or perform denial or service.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2944-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    June 01, 2014                          http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : gnutls26
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-3466
    
    Joonas Kuorilehto discovered that GNU TLS performed insufficient 
    validation of session IDs during TLS/SSL handshakes. A malicious server
    could use this to execute arbitrary code or perform denial or service.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.12.20-8+deb7u2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.12.23-16.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your gnutls26 packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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