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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-3468

The asn1_get_bit_der function in GNU Libtasn1 before 3.6 does not properly report an error when a negative bit length is identified, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause out-of-bounds access via crafted ASN.1 data.
Publish Date : 2014-06-05 Last Update Date : 2017-12-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 189

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2014-0596 -- libtasn1 security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27099 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2014-0594 -- gnutls security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27012 unix
DSA-3056-1 libtasn1-3 - security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27230 unix
ELSA-2014-0687 -- libtasn1 security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27097 unix
ELSA-2014:0594: gnutls security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24517 unix
ELSA-2014:0596: libtasn1 security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25168 unix
RHSA-2014:0594: gnutls security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24734 unix
RHSA-2014:0594: gnutls security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20140594 unix
RHSA-2014:0596: libtasn1 security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23897 unix
RHSA-2014:0596: libtasn1 security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20140596 unix
RHSA-2014:0687: libtasn1 security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20140687 unix
RHSA-2014:0687: libtasn1 security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25259 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0788-2 -- Security update for GnuTLS oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26205 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0788-1 -- Security update for GnuTLS oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26125 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0758-1 -- Security update for gnutls oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25314 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0931-1 -- Security update for libtasn1 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26142 unix
USN-2294-1 -- libtasn1-3, libtasn1-6 vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26079 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-3468

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Gnutls Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GNU Libtasn1 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application GNU Libtasn1 3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application GNU Libtasn1 3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application GNU Libtasn1 3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application GNU Libtasn1 3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application GNU Libtasn1 3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Gnutls 1
GNU Libtasn1 6
Redhat Enterprise Linux 2

- References For CVE-2014-3468 CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2014:0687
REDHAT RHSA-2014:0594
REDHAT RHSA-2014:0596
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:0788
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:0758
MLIST [help-libtasn1] 20140525 GNU Libtasn1 3.6 released CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-3468

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