Debian: DSA-2490-1: nss security update

    Date07 Jun 2012
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Kaspar Brand discovered that Mozilla's Network Security Services (NSS) library did insufficient length checking in the QuickDER decoder, allowing to crash a program using the library.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2490-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                           Thijs Kinkhorst
    June 7, 2012                           https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : nss
    Vulnerability  : denial of service
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2012-0441
    
    Kaspar Brand discovered that Mozilla's Network Security Services (NSS)
    library did insufficient length checking in the QuickDER decoder,
    allowing to crash a program using the library.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.12.8-1+squeeze5.
    
    For the testing distribution (wheezy) and unstable distribution (sid),
    this problem has been fixed in version 2:3.13.4-3.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your nss packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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