openSUSE Security Update : libtasn1 (openSUSE-2016-716)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 91619
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VPR Score: 3.6


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for libtasn1 fixes the following issues :

- Malformed asn1 definitions could have caused a segmentation fault in the asn1 definition parser (bsc#961491)

- CVE-2015-3622: Fixed invalid read in octet string decoding (bsc#929414)

- CVE-2016-4008: Fixed infinite loop while parsing DER certificates (bsc#982779)


Update the affected libtasn1 packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 91619

File Name: openSUSE-2016-716.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/15/2016

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtasn1, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtasn1-6, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtasn1-6-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtasn1-6-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtasn1-6-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtasn1-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtasn1-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtasn1-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtasn1-devel-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 6/14/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3622, CVE-2016-4008