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Debian: DSA-3220-1: libtasn1-3 security update

Date 11 Apr 2015
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Hanno Boeck discovered a stack-based buffer overflow in the asn1_der_decoding function in Libtasn1, a library to manage ASN.1 structures. A remote attacker could take advantage of this flaw to cause an application using the Libtasn1 library to crash, or potentially to

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3220-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
April 11, 2015                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : libtasn1-3
CVE ID         : CVE-2015-2806

Hanno Boeck discovered a stack-based buffer overflow in the
asn1_der_decoding function in Libtasn1, a library to manage ASN.1
structures. A remote attacker could take advantage of this flaw to cause
an application using the Libtasn1 library to crash, or potentially to
execute arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.13-2+deb7u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your libtasn1-3 packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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