Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libtasn1 (MDVSA-2015:232)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 83329


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


Updated libtasn1 packages fix security vulnerability :

A malformed certificate input could cause a heap overflow read in the DER decoding functions of Libtasn1. The heap overflow happens in the function _asn1_extract_der_octet() (CVE-2015-3622).


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83329

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2015-232.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/05/11

Modified: 2015/05/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

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: 2015/05/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3622

MDVSA: 2015:232