Debian DLA-141-1 : libksba security update

medium Nessus Plugin ID 82124
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The remote Debian host is missing a security update.


A vulnerability has been fixed in the libksba X.509 and CMS support library :

CVE-2014-9087 Fix buffer overflow in ksba_oid_to_str reported by Hanno Böck.

We recommend that you upgrade your libksba packages.

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Upgrade the affected libksba-dev, and libksba8 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 82124

File Name: debian_DLA-141.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/26/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libksba-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libksba8, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/28/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9087

BID: 71285