SUSE SLES11 Security Update : libtasn1 (SUSE-SU-2016:1600-1)

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


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for libtasn1 fixes the following issues :

- Malformed asn1 definitions could have caused a
segmentation fault in the asn1 definition parser
(bsc#961491)

- CVE-2015-3622: Fixed invalid read in octet string
decoding (bsc#929414)

- CVE-2016-4008: Fixed infinite loop while parsing DER
certificates (bsc#982779)

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

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/929414
https://bugzilla.suse.com/961491
https://bugzilla.suse.com/982779
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-3622.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4008.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?b55a2247

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp4-ntp-12614=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-ntp-12614=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-ntp-12614=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93151 ()

Bugtraq ID: 74419

CVE ID: CVE-2015-3622
CVE-2016-4008

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