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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-4128

Original release date: 12/08/2011
Last revised: 05/03/2013


Buffer overflow in the gnutls_session_get_data function in lib/gnutls_session.c in GnuTLS 2.12.x before 2.12.14 and 3.x before 3.0.7, when used on a client that performs nonstandard session resumption, allows remote TLS servers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a large SessionTicket.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.savannah.gnu.org/gitweb/?p=gnutls.git;a=commitdiff;h=e82ef4545e9e98cbcb032f55d7c750b81e3a0450
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1418-1
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20111108 CVE request: gnutls possible DoS (GNUTLS-SA-2011-2)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=752308
External Source: MLIST
Name: [gnutls-devel] 20111108 Possible buffer overflow on gnutls_session_get_data
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:0531
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.savannah.gnu.org/gitweb/?p=gnutls.git;a=commitdiff;h=190cef6eed37d0e73a73c1e205eb31d45ab60a3c
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20111109 Re: CVE request: gnutls possible DoS (GNUTLS-SA-2011-2)
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:0488
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.gnu.org/software/gnutls/security.html
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:0429

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