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[SECURITY] Fedora 10 Update: gnutls-2.4.2-5.fc10



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-8622
2009-08-15 07:21:54
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Name        : gnutls
Product     : Fedora 10
Version     : 2.4.2
Release     : 5.fc10
URL         : http://www.gnutls.org/
Summary     : A TLS protocol implementation
Description :
GnuTLS is a project that aims to develop a library which provides a secure
layer, over a reliable transport layer. Currently the GnuTLS library implements
the proposed standards by the IETF's TLS working group.

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Update Information:

This update fixes handling of NUL characters in certificate  Common Name or
subjectAltName fields especially in regards to comparsion to hostnames.
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ChangeLog:

* Wed Sep 23 2009 Tomas Mraz <tmraz redhat com> 2.4.2-5
- fix handling of hostname in openpgp certificates
* Fri Aug 14 2009 Tomas Mraz <tmraz redhat com> 2.4.2-4
- fix CVE-2009-2730 - handling of NUL chars in certificate
  CNs and SANs
* Tue Nov 11 2008 Tomas Mraz <tmraz redhat com> 2.4.2-3
- fix chain verification issue CVE-2008-4989 (#470079)
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #516231 - CVE-2009-2730 gnutls: incorrect verification of SSL certificate with NUL in name (GNUTLS-SA-2009-4)
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=516231
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update gnutls' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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