Scientific Linux Security Update : libtasn1 on SL7.x x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version:
libtasn1 (4.10).

Security Fix(es) :

- A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way
the libtasn1 library decoded certain DER-encoded inputs.
A specially crafted DER- encoded input could cause an
application using libtasn1 to perform an invalid read,
causing the application to crash. (CVE-2015-3622)

- A stack-based buffer overflow was found in the way
libtasn1 decoded certain DER encoded data. An attacker
could use this flaw to crash an application using the
libtasn1 library. (CVE-2015-2806)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102647 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-2806

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