GLSA-201710-11 : GNU Libtasn1: Multiple vulnerabilities

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201710-11 (GNU Libtasn1: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GNU Libtasn1. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or have other unspecified impacts.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All GNU Libtasn1 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/libtasn1-4.12-r1' Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201710-11

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 103846

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201710-11.nasl

Version: 3.3

Type: local

Published: 10/16/2017

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:libtasn1, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 10/13/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-10790, CVE-2017-6891

GLSA: 201710-11