Ubuntu 5.04 : libksba vulnerability (USN-365-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

A parsing failure was discovered in the handling of X.509 certificates
that contained extra trailing data. Malformed or malicious
certificates could cause services using libksba to crash, potentially
creating a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected libksba-dev and / or libksba8 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27945 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5111