Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1311992
CVE-2015-5726 botan: crash in BER decoder
Last modified: 2016-04-29 14:27:12 EDT
The BER decoder would crash due to reading from offset 0 of an empty vector if it encountered a BIT STRING which did not contain any data at all. This can be used to easily crash applicatons reading untrusted ASN.1 data, but does not seem exploitable for code execution.
CVE-2015-5726 has been fixed in 1.8.15 and 1.10.10.
As of today, we have:
So this bug can be closed imho.