GLSA-201509-04 : libtasn1: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 86135


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201509-04 (libtasn1: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libtasn1. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All libtasn1 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/libtasn1-1.4.5'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 86135

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201509-04.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/09/25

Modified: 2015/09/25

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:gentoo:linux:libtasn1, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2015/09/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2806, CVE-2015-3622

GLSA: 201509-04