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Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu USN-1436-1 (libtasn1-3)
The remote host is missing an update to libtasn1-3
announced via advisory USN-1436-1.


Matthew Hall discovered that Libtasn1 incorrectly handled certain large
values. An attacker could exploit this with a specially crafted ASN.1
structure and cause a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 11.10:
libtasn1-3 2.9-4ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 11.04:
libtasn1-3 2.7-1ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
libtasn1-3 2.4-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 8.04 LTS:
libtasn1-3 1.1-1ubuntu0.1

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-1569
Bugtraq: 20120320 Mu Dynamics, Inc. Security Advisories MU-201202-01 and MU-201202-02 for GnuTLS and Libtasn1 (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-2440 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:0427
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:0488
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:0531
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2014:0320 (Google Search)
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2012 E-Soft Inc.

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