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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-1431

The "record packet parsing" in GnuTLS 1.2 before 1.2.3 and 1.0 before 1.0.25 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service, possibly related to padding bytes in gnutils_cipher.c.
Publish Date : 2005-05-03 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2005-05-03 2005-04-28
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2005-1431 unix
RHSA-2005:430: gnutls security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005430 unix
RHSA-2005:430: gnutls security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050430 unix
The "record packet parsing" in GnuTLS 1.2 before 1.2.3 and 1.0 before 1.0.25 allows remote attackers to cause a denial o... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9238 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2005-1431

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Gnutls 1.0.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GNU Gnutls 1.0.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application GNU Gnutls 1.0.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application GNU Gnutls 1.0.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application GNU Gnutls 1.0.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application GNU Gnutls 1.0.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application GNU Gnutls 1.0.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application GNU Gnutls 1.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application GNU Gnutls 1.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application GNU Gnutls 1.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Gnutls 10

- References For CVE-2005-1431
MLIST [gnutls-dev] 20050428 GnuTLS 1.2.3 and 1.0.25
REDHAT RHSA-2005:430
SECTRACK 1013861
OSVDB 16054
BID 13477 GNUTLS Padding Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2007-02-28
XF gnutls-record-parsing-dos(20328)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-1431

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