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PostPosted: Thu Sep 24, 2015 8:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201509-04 ] libtasn1 Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: libtasn1: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201509-04)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: September 24, 2015
Bug(s): #544922, #548252
ID: 201509-04

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libtasn1, the worst of
which could lead to arbitrary code execution.


Background

libtasn1 is an ASN.1 library

Affected Packages

Package: dev-libs/libtasn1
Vulnerable: < 1.4.5
Unaffected: >= 1.4.5
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libtasn1. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All libtasn1 users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/libtasn1-1.4.5"
   


References

CVE-2015-2806
CVE-2015-3622
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