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VPR Score: 3.6
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionHanno Boeck discovered a heap-based buffer overflow flaw in the way Libtasn1, a library to manage ASN.1 structures, decoded certain DER-encoded input. A specially crafted DER-encoded input could cause an application using the Libtasn1 library to crash, or potentially to execute arbitrary code.
SolutionUpgrade the libtasn1-6 packages.
For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 4.2-3+deb8u1.