Fedora 21: libtasn1 Security Update

    Date18 Apr 2015
    CategoryFedora
    76
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    new upstream release (#1206968)
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    Fedora Update Notification
    FEDORA-2015-5114
    2015-03-31 17:05:41
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    Name        : libtasn1
    Product     : Fedora 21
    Version     : 4.4
    Release     : 1.fc21
    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:
    
    new upstream release (#1206968)
    
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    ChangeLog:
    
    * Mon Mar 30 2015 Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos  - 4.4-1
    - new upstream release (#1206968)
    - fixes stack overflow in DER decoder
    * Tue Mar 10 2015 Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos  - 4.3-1
    - 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/.
    
    All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
    GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
    https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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