Title: GnuTLS TLS Record GenericBlockCipher Structure Parsing Memory Corruption
Mar 20, 2012
Mar 02, 2012
A memory corruption flaw exists in GnuTLS. The program fails to sanitize user-supplied input when handling TLS records resulting in memory corruption. With a specially crafted GenericBlockCipher structure, a remote attacker can execute arbitrary code.
Remote / Network Access
Loss of Integrity
Upgrade to version 2.12.18 or 3.0.16 or higher, as they have been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds. (Note, the original disclosure says 3.0.15 fixed this issue.)