CVE-2018-1000654 Affecting libtasn1-6 package, versions *



    Attack Complexity Low
    User Interaction Required
    Availability High
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5.5 medium
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6.2 medium
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Red Hat
4 medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN10-LIBTASN16-339585
  • published 22 Aug 2018
  • disclosed 20 Aug 2018

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for Debian:10 libtasn1-6.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply to the upstream libtasn1-6 package.

GNU Libtasn1-4.13 libtasn1-4.13 version libtasn1-4.13, libtasn1-4.12 contains a DoS, specifically CPU usage will reach 100% when running asn1Paser against the POC due to an issue in _asn1_expand_object_id(p_tree), after a long time, the program will be killed. This attack appears to be exploitable via parsing a crafted file.