Debian: DSA-3256-1: libtasn1-6 security update

    Date10 May 2015
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Hanno Boeck discovered a heap-based buffer overflow flaw in the way Libtasn1, a library to manage ASN.1 structures, decoded certain DER-encoded input. A specially crafted DER-encoded input could cause an application using the Libtasn1 library to crash, or potentially to
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3256-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
    May 10, 2015                           http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libtasn1-6
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-3622
    
    Hanno Boeck discovered a heap-based buffer overflow flaw in the way
    Libtasn1, a library to manage ASN.1 structures, decoded certain
    DER-encoded input. A specially crafted DER-encoded input could cause an
    application using the Libtasn1 library to crash, or potentially to
    execute arbitrary code.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 4.2-3+deb8u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 4.4-3.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 4.4-3.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your libtasn1-6 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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