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Red Hat: 2014:0288-01: gnutls: Important Advisory Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
RedHat Linux Updated gnutls packages that fix one security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Extended Life Cycle Support, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3, 5.6 and 6.2 Long Life, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9, 6.3 and 6.4 Extended Update Support. [More...]
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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Important: gnutls security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2014:0288-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0288.html
Issue date:        2014-03-12
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-0092 
=====================================================================

1. Summary:

Updated gnutls packages that fix one security issue are now available for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Extended Life Cycle Support, Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 5.3, 5.6 and 6.2 Long Life, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9, 6.3
and 6.4 Extended Update Support.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
Important security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)
base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the
CVE link in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4 ELS) - i386, ia64, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AUS (v. 6.2 server) - x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Compute Node EUS (v. 6.3) - x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Compute Node Optional EUS (v. 6.3) - x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Compute Node Optional EUS (v. 6.4) - x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4 ELS) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.9 server) - i386, ia64, ppc, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node EUS (v. 6.4) - x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux LL (v. 5.6 server) - i386, ia64, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Long Life (v. 5.3 server) - i386, ia64, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.3) - i386, ppc64, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.4) - i386, ppc64, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional AUS (v. 6.2) - x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional EUS (v. 6.3) - i386, ppc64, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional EUS (v. 6.4) - i386, ppc64, s390x, x86_64

3. Description:

The GnuTLS library provides support for cryptographic algorithms and for
protocols such as Transport Layer Security (TLS).

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)

This issue was discovered by Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos of the Red Hat
Security Technologies Team.

Users of GnuTLS are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
correct this issue. For the update to take effect, all applications linked
to the GnuTLS library must be restarted.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to use the
Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
https://access.redhat.com/site/articles/11258

5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

1069865 - CVE-2014-0092 gnutls: incorrect error handling in certificate verification (GNUTLS-SA-2014-2)

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4 ELS):

Source:
gnutls-1.0.20-5.el4.src.rpm

i386:
gnutls-1.0.20-5.el4.i386.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-1.0.20-5.el4.i386.rpm
gnutls-devel-1.0.20-5.el4.i386.rpm

ia64:
gnutls-1.0.20-5.el4.i386.rpm
gnutls-1.0.20-5.el4.ia64.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-1.0.20-5.el4.i386.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-1.0.20-5.el4.ia64.rpm
gnutls-devel-1.0.20-5.el4.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
gnutls-1.0.20-5.el4.i386.rpm
gnutls-1.0.20-5.el4.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-1.0.20-5.el4.i386.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-1.0.20-5.el4.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-devel-1.0.20-5.el4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4 ELS):

Source:
gnutls-1.0.20-5.el4.src.rpm

i386:
gnutls-1.0.20-5.el4.i386.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-1.0.20-5.el4.i386.rpm
gnutls-devel-1.0.20-5.el4.i386.rpm

x86_64:
gnutls-1.0.20-5.el4.i386.rpm
gnutls-1.0.20-5.el4.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-1.0.20-5.el4.i386.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-1.0.20-5.el4.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-devel-1.0.20-5.el4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Long Life (v. 5.3 server):

Source:
gnutls-1.4.1-3.el5_3.6.src.rpm

i386:
gnutls-1.4.1-3.el5_3.6.i386.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-1.4.1-3.el5_3.6.i386.rpm
gnutls-devel-1.4.1-3.el5_3.6.i386.rpm
gnutls-utils-1.4.1-3.el5_3.6.i386.rpm

ia64:
gnutls-1.4.1-3.el5_3.6.i386.rpm
gnutls-1.4.1-3.el5_3.6.ia64.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-1.4.1-3.el5_3.6.i386.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-1.4.1-3.el5_3.6.ia64.rpm
gnutls-devel-1.4.1-3.el5_3.6.ia64.rpm
gnutls-utils-1.4.1-3.el5_3.6.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
gnutls-1.4.1-3.el5_3.6.i386.rpm
gnutls-1.4.1-3.el5_3.6.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-1.4.1-3.el5_3.6.i386.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-1.4.1-3.el5_3.6.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-devel-1.4.1-3.el5_3.6.i386.rpm
gnutls-devel-1.4.1-3.el5_3.6.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-utils-1.4.1-3.el5_3.6.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux LL (v. 5.6 server):

Source:
gnutls-1.4.1-7.el5_6.1.src.rpm

i386:
gnutls-1.4.1-7.el5_6.1.i386.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-1.4.1-7.el5_6.1.i386.rpm
gnutls-devel-1.4.1-7.el5_6.1.i386.rpm
gnutls-utils-1.4.1-7.el5_6.1.i386.rpm

ia64:
gnutls-1.4.1-7.el5_6.1.i386.rpm
gnutls-1.4.1-7.el5_6.1.ia64.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-1.4.1-7.el5_6.1.i386.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-1.4.1-7.el5_6.1.ia64.rpm
gnutls-devel-1.4.1-7.el5_6.1.ia64.rpm
gnutls-utils-1.4.1-7.el5_6.1.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
gnutls-1.4.1-7.el5_6.1.i386.rpm
gnutls-1.4.1-7.el5_6.1.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-1.4.1-7.el5_6.1.i386.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-1.4.1-7.el5_6.1.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-devel-1.4.1-7.el5_6.1.i386.rpm
gnutls-devel-1.4.1-7.el5_6.1.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-utils-1.4.1-7.el5_6.1.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.9 server):

Source:
gnutls-1.4.1-10.el5_9.3.src.rpm

i386:
gnutls-1.4.1-10.el5_9.3.i386.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-1.4.1-10.el5_9.3.i386.rpm
gnutls-devel-1.4.1-10.el5_9.3.i386.rpm
gnutls-utils-1.4.1-10.el5_9.3.i386.rpm

ia64:
gnutls-1.4.1-10.el5_9.3.i386.rpm
gnutls-1.4.1-10.el5_9.3.ia64.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-1.4.1-10.el5_9.3.i386.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-1.4.1-10.el5_9.3.ia64.rpm
gnutls-devel-1.4.1-10.el5_9.3.ia64.rpm
gnutls-utils-1.4.1-10.el5_9.3.ia64.rpm

ppc:
gnutls-1.4.1-10.el5_9.3.ppc.rpm
gnutls-1.4.1-10.el5_9.3.ppc64.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-1.4.1-10.el5_9.3.ppc.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-1.4.1-10.el5_9.3.ppc64.rpm
gnutls-devel-1.4.1-10.el5_9.3.ppc.rpm
gnutls-devel-1.4.1-10.el5_9.3.ppc64.rpm
gnutls-utils-1.4.1-10.el5_9.3.ppc.rpm

s390x:
gnutls-1.4.1-10.el5_9.3.s390.rpm
gnutls-1.4.1-10.el5_9.3.s390x.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-1.4.1-10.el5_9.3.s390.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-1.4.1-10.el5_9.3.s390x.rpm
gnutls-devel-1.4.1-10.el5_9.3.s390.rpm
gnutls-devel-1.4.1-10.el5_9.3.s390x.rpm
gnutls-utils-1.4.1-10.el5_9.3.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
gnutls-1.4.1-10.el5_9.3.i386.rpm
gnutls-1.4.1-10.el5_9.3.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-1.4.1-10.el5_9.3.i386.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-1.4.1-10.el5_9.3.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-devel-1.4.1-10.el5_9.3.i386.rpm
gnutls-devel-1.4.1-10.el5_9.3.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-utils-1.4.1-10.el5_9.3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Compute Node EUS (v. 6.3):

Source:
gnutls-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.src.rpm

x86_64:
gnutls-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.i686.rpm
gnutls-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.i686.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-utils-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node EUS (v. 6.4):

Source:
gnutls-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.src.rpm

x86_64:
gnutls-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.i686.rpm
gnutls-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.i686.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-utils-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Compute Node Optional EUS (v. 6.3):

Source:
gnutls-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.src.rpm

x86_64:
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.i686.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-devel-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.i686.rpm
gnutls-devel-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-guile-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.i686.rpm
gnutls-guile-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Compute Node Optional EUS (v. 6.4):

Source:
gnutls-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.src.rpm

x86_64:
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.i686.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-devel-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.i686.rpm
gnutls-devel-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-guile-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.i686.rpm
gnutls-guile-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AUS (v. 6.2 server):

Source:
gnutls-2.8.5-4.el6_2.3.src.rpm

x86_64:
gnutls-2.8.5-4.el6_2.3.i686.rpm
gnutls-2.8.5-4.el6_2.3.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-4.el6_2.3.i686.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-4.el6_2.3.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-devel-2.8.5-4.el6_2.3.i686.rpm
gnutls-devel-2.8.5-4.el6_2.3.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-utils-2.8.5-4.el6_2.3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.3):

Source:
gnutls-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.src.rpm

i386:
gnutls-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.i686.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.i686.rpm
gnutls-devel-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.i686.rpm
gnutls-utils-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.i686.rpm

ppc64:
gnutls-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.ppc.rpm
gnutls-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.ppc64.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.ppc.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.ppc64.rpm
gnutls-devel-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.ppc.rpm
gnutls-devel-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.ppc64.rpm
gnutls-utils-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.ppc64.rpm

s390x:
gnutls-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.s390.rpm
gnutls-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.s390x.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.s390.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.s390x.rpm
gnutls-devel-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.s390.rpm
gnutls-devel-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.s390x.rpm
gnutls-utils-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
gnutls-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.i686.rpm
gnutls-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.i686.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-devel-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.i686.rpm
gnutls-devel-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-utils-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.4):

Source:
gnutls-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.src.rpm

i386:
gnutls-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.i686.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.i686.rpm
gnutls-devel-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.i686.rpm
gnutls-utils-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.i686.rpm

ppc64:
gnutls-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.ppc.rpm
gnutls-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.ppc64.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.ppc.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.ppc64.rpm
gnutls-devel-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.ppc.rpm
gnutls-devel-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.ppc64.rpm
gnutls-utils-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.ppc64.rpm

s390x:
gnutls-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.s390.rpm
gnutls-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.s390x.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.s390.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.s390x.rpm
gnutls-devel-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.s390.rpm
gnutls-devel-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.s390x.rpm
gnutls-utils-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
gnutls-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.i686.rpm
gnutls-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.i686.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-devel-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.i686.rpm
gnutls-devel-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-utils-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional AUS (v. 6.2):

Source:
gnutls-2.8.5-4.el6_2.3.src.rpm

x86_64:
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-4.el6_2.3.i686.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-4.el6_2.3.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-guile-2.8.5-4.el6_2.3.i686.rpm
gnutls-guile-2.8.5-4.el6_2.3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional EUS (v. 6.3):

Source:
gnutls-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.src.rpm

i386:
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.i686.rpm
gnutls-guile-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.i686.rpm

ppc64:
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.ppc.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.ppc64.rpm
gnutls-guile-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.ppc.rpm
gnutls-guile-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.ppc64.rpm

s390x:
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.s390.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.s390x.rpm
gnutls-guile-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.s390.rpm
gnutls-guile-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.i686.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-guile-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.i686.rpm
gnutls-guile-2.8.5-7.el6_3.2.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional EUS (v. 6.4):

Source:
gnutls-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.src.rpm

i386:
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.i686.rpm
gnutls-guile-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.i686.rpm

ppc64:
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.ppc.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.ppc64.rpm
gnutls-guile-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.ppc.rpm
gnutls-guile-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.ppc64.rpm

s390x:
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.s390.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.s390x.rpm
gnutls-guile-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.s390.rpm
gnutls-guile-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.i686.rpm
gnutls-debuginfo-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.x86_64.rpm
gnutls-guile-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.i686.rpm
gnutls-guile-2.8.5-10.el6_4.3.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-0092.html
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is .  More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2014 Red Hat, Inc.
 
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