Alpaquita Linux
Security Advisory

CVE-2016-4008

Published: May 5, 2016Last modified: November 9, 2023

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.

Severity score breakdown

ParameterValue
Base score5.9
Attack VectorNETWORK
Attack complexityHIGH
Privileges requiredNONE
User interactionNONE
ScopeUNCHANGED
ConfidentialityNONE
Integrity impactNONE
Availability impactHIGH
VectorCVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Status

ProductReleasePackageStatus
Alpaquita Linux23 LTSlibtasn1Not affected (4.19.0-r0)
Streamlibtasn1Not affected (4.19.0-r2)

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