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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 76755


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

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#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