CVE-2016-4456

NameCVE-2016-4456
DescriptionThe "GNUTLS_KEYLOGFILE" environment variable in gnutls 3.4.12 allows remote attackers to overwrite and corrupt arbitrary files in the filesystem.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gnutls28 (PTS)buster3.6.7-4+deb10u8fixed
buster (security)3.6.7-4+deb10u12fixed
bullseye3.7.1-5+deb11u4fixed
bullseye (security)3.7.1-5+deb11u3fixed
bookworm3.7.9-2+deb12u2fixed
trixie3.8.3-1fixed
sid3.8.5-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gnutls28sourcejessie(not affected)
gnutls28source(unstable)3.4.13-1

Notes

[jessie] - gnutls28 <not-affected> (Introduced in 3.4.12)
http://gnutls.org/security.html#GNUTLS-SA-2016-1
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/06/07/2

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