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|Posted: Fri Aug 29, 2014 10:26 am Post subject: [ GLSA 201408-09 ] GNU Libtasn1: Multiple vulnerabilities
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: GNU Libtasn1: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201408-09)
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: August 29, 2014
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GNU Libtasn1, the
worse of which can allow a context-dependent attacker to cause a Denial of
The ASN.1 library used in GNUTLS.
Vulnerable: < 3.6
Unaffected: >= 3.6
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GNU Libtasn1. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A context-dependent attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service
There is no known workaround at this time.
All GNU Libtasn1 users should upgrade to the latest version:
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/libtasn1-3.6"
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.