FreeBSD : libtasn1 -- denial of service parsing malicious DER certificates (1b0d2938-0766-11e6-94fa-002590263bf5)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

GNU Libtasn1 NEWS reports :

Fixes to avoid an infinite recursion when decoding without the
ASN1_DECODE_FLAG_STRICT_DER flag. Reported by Pascal Cuoq.

See also :

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/04/13/3
http://www.nessus.org/u?aa9774e6
http://www.nessus.org/u?71e4d2ed

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 90605 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-4008

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