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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2016 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.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27945 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5111

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