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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-4008: GNU Libtasn1: Denial of service

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-4008: GNU Libtasn1: Denial of service

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/05/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
05/28/2021

Description

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.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-libs-libtasn1

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