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

    Date11 Apr 2015
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity 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.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
    April 11, 2015                         http://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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