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PostPosted: Fri Aug 29, 2014 10:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201408-09 ] GNU Libtasn1: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: GNU Libtasn1: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201408-09)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: August 29, 2014
Bug(s): #511536
ID: 201408-09

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GNU Libtasn1, the
worse of which can allow a context-dependent attacker to cause a Denial of
Service condition.


Background

The ASN.1 library used in GNUTLS.

Affected Packages

Package: dev-libs/libtasn1
Vulnerable: < 3.6
Unaffected: >= 3.6
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GNU Libtasn1. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A context-dependent attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service
condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All GNU Libtasn1 users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/libtasn1-3.6"
   
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.


References

CVE-2014-3467
CVE-2014-3468
CVE-2014-3469
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