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CVE-2016-4008

Published: 14 April 2016

The _asn1_extract_der_octet function in lib/decoding.c in GNU Libtasn1 before 4.8, when used without the ASN1_DECODE_FLAG_STRICT_DER flag, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite recursion) via a crafted certificate.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 5.9

Status

Package Release Status
libtasn1-3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise
Released (2.10-1ubuntu1.5)
trusty Does not exist

upstream Needed

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

libtasn1-6
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Does not exist

trusty
Released (3.4-3ubuntu0.4)
upstream
Released (4.8)
wily
Released (4.5-2ubuntu0.1)
xenial
Released (4.7-3ubuntu0.16.04.1)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(4.8-1)
zesty Not vulnerable
(4.8-1)