GLSA-201604-04 : libksba: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 90743


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201604-04 (libksba: Multiple vulnerabilities)

libksba is vulnerable to two integer overflows and a Denial of Service vulnerability. Please read the references for additional details.
Impact :

Remote attackers could cause Denial of Service or unspecified other vectors through various integer overflows.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All libksba users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/libksba-1.3.3'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 90743

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201604-04.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/04/27

Modified: 2016/04/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:libksba, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/04/26

Reference Information

GLSA: 201604-04