Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libtasn1 (MDVSA-2015:193)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 82617


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Updated libtasn1 packages fix security vulnerability :

The libtasn1 library before version 4.4 is vulnerable to a two-byte stack overflow in asn1_der_decoding (CVE-2015-2806).


Update the affected lib64tasn1-devel, lib64tasn1_6 and / or libtasn1-tools packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 82617

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2015-193.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 4/7/2015

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64tasn1-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64tasn1_6, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libtasn1-tools, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:2

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

Patch Publication Date: 4/7/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2806

MDVSA: 2015:193