Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 16.10 / 17.04 : libtasn1-6 vulnerability (USN-3309-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2017 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Jakub Jirasek discovered that GnuTLS incorrectly handled certain
assignments files. If a user were tricked into processing a specially
crafted assignments file, a remote attacker could possibly execute
arbirary code.

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 libtasn1-6 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100633 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-6891

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