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

Date 10 May 2015
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Posted By LinuxSecurity 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.
https://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
May 10, 2015                           https://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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