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CVE-2016-4008 Detail

Current 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.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.9 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/gitweb/?p=libtasn1.git;a=commit;h=a6e0a0b58f5cdaf4e9beca5bce69c09808cbb625
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/gitweb/?p=libtasn1.git;a=commit;h=f435825c0f527a8e52e6ffbc3ad0bc60531d537e
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-April/182299.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-April/182907.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-April/183221.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-06/msg00047.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-06/msg00097.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3568
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/04/11/3
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2957-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2957-2
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/help-libtasn1/2016-04/msg00009.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201703-05

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:opensuse:13.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:libtasn1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.7

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:24:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4008
NVD Published Date:
05/05/2016
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018