The _gnutls_x509_oid2mac_algorithm function in lib/gnutls_algorithms.c in GnuTLS before 1.4.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted X.509 certificate that uses a hash algorithm that is not supported by GnuTLS, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service
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[gnutls-dev] 20060812 Re: [Fwd: crash in GNUTLS-1.4.0]
[gnutls-dev] 20060812 GnuTLS 1.4.2