Debian: DSA-3334-1: gnutls28 security update

    Date 12 Aug 2015
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    Kurt Roeckx discovered that decoding a specific certificate with very long DistinguishedName (DN) entries leads to double free. A remote attacker can take advantage of this flaw by creating a specially crafted certificate that, when processed by an application compiled against
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3334-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    August 12, 2015                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : gnutls28
    CVE ID         : not yet available
    Debian Bug     : 795068
    
    Kurt Roeckx discovered that decoding a specific certificate with very
    long DistinguishedName (DN) entries leads to double free. A remote
    attacker can take advantage of this flaw by creating a specially crafted
    certificate that, when processed by an application compiled against
    GnuTLS, could cause the application to crash resulting in a denial of
    service.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.3.8-6+deb8u2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.3.17-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your gnutls28 packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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