Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1038-1 libtasn1-3 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 24 Jul 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-10790.
- More information:
The _asn1_check_identifier function in GNU Libtasn1 through 4.12 causes a NULL pointer dereference and crash when reading crafted input that triggers assignment of a NULL value within an asn1_node structure. It may lead to a remote denial of service attack.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2.13-2+deb7u5.
We recommend that you upgrade your libtasn1-3 packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS