ALAS-2014-301


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2014-301
Advisory Release Date: 2014-09-17 22:49 Pacific
Severity: Important

Issue Overview:

It was discovered that GnuTLS did not correctly handle certain errors that could occur during the verification of an X.509 certificate, causing it to incorrectly report a successful verification. An attacker could use this flaw to create a specially crafted certificate that could be accepted by GnuTLS as valid for a site chosen by the attacker. (CVE-2014-0092 )


Affected Packages:

gnutls


Issue Correction:
Run yum update gnutls to update your system.

New Packages:
i686:
    gnutls-guile-2.8.5-13.11.amzn1.i686
    gnutls-utils-2.8.5-13.11.amzn1.i686
    gnutls-devel-2.8.5-13.11.amzn1.i686
    gnutls-2.8.5-13.11.amzn1.i686
    gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-13.11.amzn1.i686

src:
    gnutls-2.8.5-13.11.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    gnutls-2.8.5-13.11.amzn1.x86_64
    gnutls-devel-2.8.5-13.11.amzn1.x86_64
    gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-13.11.amzn1.x86_64
    gnutls-guile-2.8.5-13.11.amzn1.x86_64
    gnutls-utils-2.8.5-13.11.amzn1.x86_64