Gentoo: GLSA-202004-06: GnuTLS: DTLS protocol regression

    Date 02 Apr 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    A regression in GnuTLS breaks the security guarantees of the DTLS protocol.
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    Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 202004-06
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     Severity: Normal
        Title: GnuTLS: DTLS protocol regression
         Date: April 02, 2020
         Bugs: #715602
           ID: 202004-06
    
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    Synopsis
    ========
    
    A regression in GnuTLS breaks the security guarantees of the DTLS
    protocol.
    
    Background
    ==========
    
    GnuTLS is an Open Source implementation of the TLS and SSL protocols.
    
    Affected packages
    =================
    
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         Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
      1  net-libs/gnutls              < 3.6.13                  >= 3.6.13
    
    Description
    ===========
    
    It was discovered that DTLS client did not contribute any randomness to
    the DTLS negotiation.
    
    Impact
    ======
    
    Please review the referenced advisory for details.
    
    Workaround
    ==========
    
    There is no known workaround at this time.
    
    Resolution
    ==========
    
    All GnuTLS users should upgrade to the latest version:
    
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-libs/gnutls-3.6.13"
    
    References
    ==========
    
    [ 1 ] GNUTLS-SA-2020-03-31
          https://www.gnutls.org/security-new.html#GNUTLS-SA-2020-03-31
    
    Availability
    ============
    
    This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
    the Gentoo Security Website:
    
     https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202004-06
    
    Concerns?
    =========
    
    Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
    confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
    importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
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    License
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