EulerOS Virtualization 2.5.0 : libtasn1 (EulerOS-SA-2018-1334)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118422
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS Virtualization host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAccording to the version of the libtasn1 packages installed, the EulerOS Virtualization installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :
- Two errors in the 'asn1_find_node()' function (lib/parser_aux.c) within GnuTLS libtasn1 version 4.10 can be exploited to cause a stacked-based buffer overflow by tricking a user into processing a specially crafted assignments file via the e.g. asn1Coding utility.(CVE-2017-6891)
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected libtasn1 package.