Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3884-1 gnutls28 -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 16 Jun 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 864560.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-7507.
- More information:
Hubert Kario discovered that GnuTLS, a library implementing the TLS and SSL protocols, does not properly decode a status response TLS extension, allowing a remote attacker to cause an application using the GnuTLS library to crash (denial of service).
For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 3.3.8-6+deb8u6.
For the upcoming stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 3.5.8-5+deb9u1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 3.5.8-6.
We recommend that you upgrade your gnutls28 packages.