SuSE 11.3 Security Update : libtasn1 (SAT Patch Number 10659)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 83543


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


The ASN.1 parsing library libtasn1 was updated to fix one memory handling issue :

- A stack-based buffer overflow in libtasn1 allowed remote attackers to have unspecified impact via unknown vectors. (CVE-2015-2806)


Apply SAT patch number 10659.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 83543

File Name: suse_11_libtasn1-150506.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/05/19

Modified: 2015/05/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

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:novell:suse_linux:11:libtasn1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libtasn1-3, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libtasn1-3-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/05/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2806