CVE-2008-1950

NameCVE-2008-1950
DescriptionInteger signedness error in the _gnutls_ciphertext2compressed function in lib/gnutls_cipher.c in libgnutls in GnuTLS before 2.2.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (buffer over-read and crash) via a certain integer value in the Random field in an encrypted Client Hello message within a TLS record with an invalid Record Length, which leads to an invalid cipher padding length, aka GNUTLS-SA-2008-1-3.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1581-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot known to be vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gnutls26 (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze2.8.6-1+squeeze3fixed
squeeze (lts)2.8.6-1+squeeze5fixed
wheezy2.12.20-8+deb7u2fixed
wheezy (security)2.12.20-8+deb7u3fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gnutls13source(unstable)2.0.4-4low
gnutls13sourceetch1.4.4-3+etch1mediumDSA-1581-1
gnutls26source(unstable)2.2.5-1low

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