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Date: Wed, 09 Nov 2011 08:31:06 -0700
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: Vincent Danen <vdanen@...hat.com>
Subject: Re: CVE request: gnutls possible DoS (GNUTLS-SA-2011-2)

On 11/08/2011 11:40 PM, Vincent Danen wrote:
> A potential DoS flaw was found in gnutls:
>
> http://www.gnu.org/s/gnutls/security.html
> http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.encryption.gpg.gnutls.devel/5596
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=752308
>
> Fixes are available in git, and fixed in upstream 2.12.14 and 3.0.7
> versions:
>
> http://git.savannah.gnu.org/gitweb/?p=gnutls.git;a=commitdiff;h=190cef6eed37d0e73a73c1e205eb31d45ab60a3c
>
> http://git.savannah.gnu.org/gitweb/?p=gnutls.git;a=commitdiff;h=e82ef4545e9e98cbcb032f55d7c750b81e3a0450
>
>
> It seems to me like the DoS is on the client side, from a malicious
> server, and upstream also indicates it is unaware of any clients that
> use the code improperly (as not documented) and would be vulnerable.
>
> Could a CVE be assigned to this issue please?
>
> Thanks.
>
Please use CVE-2011-4128  for this issue.

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-Kurt Seifried / Red Hat Security Response Team

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