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Debian Security Advisory DSA 3056-1 (libtasn1-3 - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

7 years ago

Modified

Modified

8 months ago

Summary

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in libtasn1-3, a library that manages ASN1 (Abstract Syntax Notation One) structures. An attacker could use those to cause a denial-of-service via out-of-bounds access or NULL pointer dereference.

Affected Software

Affected Software

libtasn1-3 on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 2.13-2+deb7u1. We recommend that you upgrade your libtasn1-3 packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)