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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-2116

The _gnutls_ciphertext2compressed function in lib/gnutls_cipher.c in GnuTLS 2.12.23 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (buffer over-read and crash) via a crafted padding length. NOTE: this might be due to an incorrect fix for CVE-2013-0169.
Publish Date : 2013-07-03 Last Update Date : 2014-03-26
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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

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2013-0883 -- gnutls security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27611 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2013:0883: gnutls security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23446 unix
DSA-2697-1 gnutls26 - out-of-bounds array read oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18477 unix
ELSA-2013:0883: gnutls security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23487 unix
RHSA-2013:0883: gnutls security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21216 unix
RHSA-2013:0883: gnutls security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20130883 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:1060-1 -- Security update for GnuTLS oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25637 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:1060-2 -- Security update for GnuTLS oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25594 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0322-1 -- Security update for gnutls oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25546 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0320-1 -- Security update for gnutls oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25330 unix
VMware vSphere, ESX and ESXi updates to third party libraries oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20782 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2013-2116

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Gnutls 2.12.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Gnutls 1

- References For CVE-2013-2116
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0883
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:0322
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:0320
SUSE SUSE-SU-2013:1060
SECTRACK 1028603

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-2116

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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