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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for libtasn1 (ALAS-2012-60) (CVE-2012-1569)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for libtasn1 (ALAS-2012-60) (CVE-2012-1569)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
03/26/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The asn1_get_length_der function in decoding.c in GNU Libtasn1 before 2.12, as used in GnuTLS before 3.0.16 and other products, does not properly handle certain large length values, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted ASN.1 structure.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libtasn1
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libtasn1-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libtasn1-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libtasn1-tools

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libtasn1
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libtasn1-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libtasn1-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libtasn1-tools

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