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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0645

Original release date: 02/10/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Tiny ASN.1 Library (libtasn1) before 0.2.18, as used by (1) GnuTLS 1.2.x before 1.2.10 and 1.3.x before 1.3.4, and (2) GNU Shishi, allows attackers to crash the DER decoder and possibly execute arbitrary code via "out-of-bounds access" caused by invalid input, as demonstrated by the ProtoVer SSL test suite.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/AU:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 18794
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 18898
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://josefsson.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/libtasn1/NEWS?root=gnupg-mirror&view=markup
External Source: MLIST
Name: [gnutls-dev] 20060209 Libtasn1 0.2.18 - Tiny ASN.1 Library - Security release
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 18832
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-986
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2006-107
External Source: MLIST
Name: [gnutls-dev] 20060209 GnuTLS 1.3.4 - Experimental - Security release
External Source: MLIST
Name: [gnutls-dev] 20060209 GnuTLS 1.2.10 - Security release
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19092
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060209 ProtoVer SSL: GnuTLS
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 18830
External Source: MISC
Name: http://josefsson.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/gnutls/tests/certder.c?view=markup
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2006-0008
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0207
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19080
External Source: MISC
Name: http://josefsson.org/gnutls/releases/libtasn1/libtasn1-0.2.18-from-0.2.17.patch
External Source: BID
Name: 16568
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10540
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1015612
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 18815
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-251-1
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-985
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 18918
External Source: XF
Name: gnutls-libtasn1-der-dos(24606)
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200602-08
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 23054
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-0496
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.gleg.net/protover_ssl.shtml
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:039
External Source: SREASON
Name: 446

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10540
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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