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Alpine Linux: CVE-2014-1959: gnutls Certificate verification issue

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2014-1959: gnutls Certificate verification issue

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
03/06/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
09/22/2017

Description

lib/x509/verify.c in GnuTLS before 3.1.21 and 3.2.x before 3.2.11 treats version 1 X.509 certificates as intermediate CAs, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended restrictions by leveraging a X.509 V1 certificate from a trusted CA to issue new certificates.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-gnutls

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