Fedora 20: libtasn1 Security Update

    Date18 Apr 2015
    CategoryFedora
    98
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    backported fix for stack overflow in DER decoder
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    Fedora Update Notification
    FEDORA-2015-5182
    2015-03-31 17:08:49
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    Name        : libtasn1
    Product     : Fedora 20
    Version     : 3.8
    Release     : 3.fc20
    URL         : http://www.gnu.org/software/libtasn1/
    Summary     : The ASN.1 library used in GNUTLS
    Description :
    A library that provides Abstract Syntax Notation One (ASN.1, as specified
    by the X.680 ITU-T recommendation) parsing and structures management, and
    Distinguished Encoding Rules (DER, as per X.690) encoding and decoding functions.
    
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    Update Information:
    
    backported fix for stack overflow in DER decoder
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    ChangeLog:
    
    * Mon Mar 30 2015 Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos  - 3.8-3
    - backported fix for stack overflow in DER decoder
    * Thu Sep  4 2014 Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos  - 3.8-2
    - added bug fix for octet string decoding (#1138218)
    * Mon Aug 25 2014 Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos  - 3.8-1
    - new upstream release
    * Mon Jun 30 2014 Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos  - 3.7-1
    - new upstream release
    * Mon May 26 2014 Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos  - 3.6-1
    - new upstream release
    * Fri May  2 2014 Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos  - 3.5-1
    - new upstream release
    * Wed Nov 27 2013 Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos  - 3.4-1
    - new upstream release
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    References:
    
      [ 1 ] Bug #1207192 - CVE-2015-2806 libtasn1: stack overflow in asn1_der_decoding
            https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1207192
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    This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use
    su -c 'yum update libtasn1' at the command line.
    For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
    available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.
    
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