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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201509-04
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: libtasn1: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: September 24, 2015
     Bugs: #544922, #548252
       ID: 201509-04

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Synopsis
=======
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libtasn1, the worst of
which could lead to arbitrary code execution.

Background
=========
libtasn1 is an ASN.1 library

Affected packages
================
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  dev-libs/libtasn1            < 1.4.5                    >= 1.4.5

Description
==========
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libtasn1. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
=====
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
=========
There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
=========
All libtasn1 users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/libtasn1-1.4.5"

References
=========
[ 1 ] CVE-2015-2806
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-2806
[ 2 ] CVE-2015-3622
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-3622

Availability
===========
This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201509-04

Concerns?
========
Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
======
Copyright 2015 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5/


Gentoo: GLSA-201509-04: libtasn1: Multiple vulnerabilities

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libtasn1, the worst of which could lead to arbitrary code execution.

Summary

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libtasn1. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Resolution

All libtasn1 users should upgrade to the latest version: # emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/libtasn1-1.4.5"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2015-2806 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-2806 [ 2 ] CVE-2015-3622 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-3622

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website: https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201509-04

Concerns

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org.

Severity
Severity: Normal
Title: libtasn1: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: September 24, 2015
Bugs: #544922, #548252
ID: 201509-04

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libtasn1, the worst of which could lead to arbitrary code execution.

Background

libtasn1 is an ASN.1 library

Affected Packages

------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 dev-libs/libtasn1 < 1.4.5 >= 1.4.5

Impact

===== A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

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