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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-2531

X.509 Certificate Signature Verification in Gnu transport layer security library (GnuTLS) 1.0.16 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via certificates containing long chains and signed with large RSA keys.
Publish Date : 2004-12-31 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.8
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2004-2531

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Gnutls 1.0.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Gnutls 1

- References For CVE-2004-2531

http://secunia.com/advisories/12156
SECUNIA 12156
http://securitytracker.com/id?1010838
SECTRACK 1010838
http://www.hornik.sk/SA/SA-20040802.txt
http://www.osvdb.org/8278
OSVDB 8278
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/16858
XF gnutls-rsa-key-size-dos(16858)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10839
BID 10839 Gnu Transport Layer Security Library X.509 Certificate Verification Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2004-08-02
http://lists.gnupg.org/pipermail/gnutls-dev/2004-August/000703.html
MLIST [gnutls-dev] 20040802 gnutls 1.0.17

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-2531

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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