GLSA-201408-09 : GNU Libtasn1: Multiple vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 77453

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-201408-09 (GNU Libtasn1: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

A context-dependent attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition.
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/libtasn1-3.6' 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/201408-09

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 77453

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201408-09.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Published: 8/30/2014

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/29/2014

Reference Information

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

BID: 67745, 67748, 67749

GLSA: 201408-09