[USN-5352-1] Libtasn1 vulnerability


========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5352-1 March 28, 2022
libtasn1-6 vulnerability ==========================================================================
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 16.04 ESM
Summary:
Libtasn1 could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.
Software Description: – libtasn1-6: Library to manage ASN.1 structures
Details:
It was discovered that Libtasn1 incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
Update instructions:
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: libtasn1-6 4.7-3ubuntu0.16.04.3+esm2 libtasn1-bin 4.7-3ubuntu0.16.04.3+esm2
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
References: ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5352-1 CVE-2018-1000654