Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3408-1 gnutls26 -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 01 Dec 2015
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-8313.
- More information:
It was discovered that GnuTLS, a library implementing the TLS and SSL protocols, incorrectly validates the first byte of padding in CBC modes. A remote attacker can possibly take advantage of this flaw to perform a padding oracle attack.
For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 2.12.20-8+deb7u4.
We recommend that you upgrade your gnutls26 packages.