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Debian Security Advisory DSA 4106-1 (libtasn1-6 - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Two vulnerabilities were discovered in Libtasn1, a library to manage ASN.1 structures, allowing a remote attacker to cause a denial of service against an application using the Libtasn1 library.

Affected Software

Affected Software

libtasn1-6 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 (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 4.10-1.1+deb9u1. We recommend that you upgrade your libtasn1-6 packages. For the detailed security status of libtasn1-6 please refer to its security tracker page linked in the references.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)