SuSE 11.3 Security Update : libtasn1 (SAT Patch Number 9528)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 76755
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


libtasn1 has been updated to fix three security issues :

- asn1_get_bit_der() could have returned negative bit length. (CVE-2014-3468)

- Multiple boundary check issues could have allowed DoS.

- Possible DoS by NULL pointer dereference in asn1_read_value_type (CVE-2014-3469)


Apply SAT patch number 9528.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 76755

File Name: suse_11_libtasn1-140717.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/24/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libtasn1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libtasn1-3, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libtasn1-3-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 7/17/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3467, CVE-2014-3468, CVE-2014-3469