USN-2957-1: Libtasn1 vulnerability
2 May 2016
Libtasn1 could be made to hang if it processed specially crafted data.
Pascal Cuoq and Miod Vallat discovered that Libtasn1 incorrectly handled
certain malformed DER certificates. A remote attacker could possibly use
this issue to cause applications using Libtasn1 to hang, resulting in a
denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
- USN-2957-2: libtasn1-bin, libtasn1-6-dev, libtasn1-3-bin, libtasn1-doc, libtasn1-6