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1102329: CVE-2014-3469 libtasn1: asn1_read_value_type() NULL pointer dereference

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The (1) asn1_read_value_type and (2) asn1_read_value functions in GNU Libtasn1 before 3.6 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) via a NULL value in an ivalue argument.

Find out more about CVE-2014-3469 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (libtasn1) RHSA-2014:0596 2014-06-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (libtasn1) RHSA-2014:0687 2014-06-10
RHEV Hypervisor for RHEL-6 (rhev-hypervisor6) RHSA-2014:0815 2014-06-30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (gnutls) RHSA-2014:0594 2014-06-03

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 mingw32-gnutls Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 gnutls Will not fix


Red Hat would like to thank GnuTLS upstream for reporting this issue.

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