SUSE SLES11 Security Update : libtasn1 (SUSE-SU-2016:1600-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 93151
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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

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)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp4-ntp-12614=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-ntp-12614=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-ntp-12614=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=929414

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=961491

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=982779

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-3622/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4008/

http://www.nessus.org/u?d4091eda

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 93151

File Name: suse_SU-2016-1600-1.nasl

Version: 2.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/29/2016

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

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.2

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/16/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/12/2015

Reference Information

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

BID: 74419