CVE-2015-5726

NameCVE-2015-5726
DescriptionThe BER decoder in Botan 0.10.x before 1.10.10 and 1.11.x before 1.11.19 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via an empty BIT STRING in ASN.1 data.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-449-1, DSA-3565-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
botan1.10 (PTS)wheezy1.10.5-1vulnerable
wheezy (security)1.10.5-1+deb7u4fixed
jessie (security), jessie1.10.8-2+deb8u2fixed
stretch1.10.16-1fixed
buster, sid1.10.17-0.1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
botan1.10source(unstable)1.10.10-1medium
botan1.10sourcejessie1.10.8-2+deb8u1mediumDSA-3565-1
botan1.10sourcewheezy1.10.5-1+deb7u1mediumDLA-449-1

Notes

Fixed in 1.11.19 and 1.10.10, affected all previous versions of 1.10 and 1.11
http://botan.randombit.net/security.html

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