Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GNU Libtasn1, the worse of which can allow a context-dependent attacker to cause a Denial of Service condition.
|Package||dev-libs/libtasn1 on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 3.6|
|Unaffected versions||>= 3.6|
The ASN.1 library used in GNUTLS.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GNU Libtasn1. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A context-dependent attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All GNU Libtasn1 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/libtasn1-3.6"
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.
August 29, 2014
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