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Age in Days
CVSS Score
Patch within next
Risk Level

3832


10.0

180 Days

Critical

 

This vulnerability is 10 years 5 months and 27 days old and there are presently no exploits available for the it. The vulnerability itself is over a year old, and while there are presently no publicly known exploits available for it, the vulnerability should be patched within the next three months.

 

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

 

Vulnerability Description

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches. 

Multiple flaws were discovered in the connection handling of GnuTLS. A remote attacker could exploit this to crash applications linked against GnuTLS, or possibly execute arbitrary code with permissions of the application's user.

 

Solution

Update the affected packages.

 

Further Information

 

CVE References

CVE-2008-1948 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails
CVE-2008-1949 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails
CVE-2008-1950 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails

 

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