[arch-security] [ASA-201605-17] libksba: denial of service
rgacogne at archlinux.org
Thu May 12 22:45:49 UTC 2016
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201605-17
Date : 2016-05-12
CVE-ID : CVE-2016-4574
Package : libksba
Type : denial of service
Remote : Yes
Link : https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/CVE
The package libksba before version 1.3.4-1 is vulnerable to denial of
service or other unspecified impact.
Upgrade to 1.3.4-1.
# pacman -Syu "libksba>=1.3.4-1"
The problem has been fixed upstream in version 1.3.4.
An out-of-bound read access due to incorrect utf-8 strings handling has
been in found in the _ksba_dn_to_str() function.
This issue is due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2016-4356, caused by an
off-by-one error when handling incorrect utf-8 strings.
A remote attacker might be able to crash the application using libksba,
causing a denial of service, or have other unspecified impact.
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Size: 801 bytes
Desc: OpenPGP digital signature
More information about the arch-security