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Category:   Application (Security)  >   libtASN1 Vendors:   gnutls.org
libtASN1 asn1_der_decoding() Response Handling Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1026829
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1026829
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-1569   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 21 2012
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 2.12
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in libtASN1. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can send specially crafted data so that the asn1_der_decoding() will return invalid data and cause an error in the calling function(s), resulting in a crash of the target service.

Matthew Hall of Mu Dynamics reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target service to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (2.12).
Vendor URL:  www.gnutls.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Mar 28 2012 (Red Hat Issues Fix) libtASN1 asn1_der_decoding() Response Handling Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
Mar 28 2012 (Red Hat Issues Fix for GnuTLS) libtASN1 asn1_der_decoding() Response Handling Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service
Red Hat has issued a fix for GnuTLS for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
Apr 30 2012 (Red Hat Issues Fix) libtASN1 asn1_der_decoding() Response Handling Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization.



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