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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

               ESB-2009.0460 -- [Slackware][Win][UNIX/Linux]
                     gnutls: Multiple Vulnerabilities
                                14 May 2009


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:              gnutls
Publisher:            Slackware
Operating System:     Slackware
                      UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact:               Provide Misleading Information
                      Denial of Service
                      Reduced Security
Access:               Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names:            CVE-2009-1416 CVE-2009-1415

Original Bulletin:

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on
         platforms other than Slackware. It is recommended that
         administrators running gnutls check for an updated version of the
         software for their operating system.

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[slackware-security]  gnutls (SSA:2009-128-01)

New gnutls packages are available for Slackware 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, and
- -current to fix security issues.

More details about the issues may be found in the Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:


Here are the details from the Slackware 12.2 ChangeLog:
  Patched the following security issues:
  - Corrected double free on signature verification failure.
  Reported by Miroslav Kratochvil <exa.exa@gmail.com>.
  - Noticed when investigating the previous GNUTLS-SA-2009-1 problem.
  All DSA keys generated using GnuTLS 2.6.x are corrupt.
  For more information, see:
  (* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

HINT:  Getting slow download speeds from ftp.slackware.com?
Give slackware.osuosl.org a try.  This is another primary FTP site
for Slackware that can be considerably faster than downloading
directly from ftp.slackware.com.

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
(http://osuosl.org) for donating additional FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project!  :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on http://slackware.com for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 12.0:

Updated package for Slackware 12.1:

Updated package for Slackware 12.2:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 12.0 package:
0028d3e43ed87ae20cfd5264676d86ba  gnutls-2.6.2-i486-2_slack12.0.tgz

Slackware 12.1 package:
c5a62819b7ef93ee41ed4c05d6f56c02  gnutls-2.6.2-i486-2_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 package:
eb930f4c0361e4e0bd24044a3c386ce7  gnutls-2.6.2-i486-2_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware -current package:
c277628054339e0c999daabb94b5a7fb  gnutls-2.6.6-i486-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg gnutls-2.6.2-i486-2_slack12.2.tgz


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