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Gnutls security update

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A new Gnutls package is available in the VectorLinux repository.

  • Package: gnutls-2.6.2-i486-2_slack12.1.tlz
  • MD5: 6c1537c0215834430f0ed879258c40de
  • Package Size: 1354 K
  • Installed Size: 3350 K
  • Sources: Vectorlinux 6.0 repository
  • Package: gnutls-2.6.2-i486-2_slack12.0.tlz
  • MD5: ea7e522f3ab7420c8c8b78186c80506d
  • Package Size: 1366 K
  • Installed Size: 3360 K
  • Sources: Vectorlinux 5.9 repository

gnutls: gnutls (GNU TLS library)
gnutls:
gnutls: This is a TLS (Transport Layer Security) 1.0 and SSL (Secure Sockets
gnutls: Layer) 3.0 implementation. In brief, GnuTLS can be described as a
gnutls: library which offers an API to access secure communication protocols.
gnutls: These protocols provide privacy over insecure lines, and were designed
gnutls: to prevent eavesdropping, tampering, or message forgery.
gnutls:
gnutls: Homepage: http://www.gnu.org/software/gnutls/
gnutls:
gnutls:

This is a security fix. for more information see:

  • http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1415
  • http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1416
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