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Debian: DSA-2800-1: nss security update

Date 25 Nov 2013
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Andrew Tinits reported a potentially exploitable buffer overflow in the Mozilla Network Security Service library (nss). With a specially crafted request a remote attacker could cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2800-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
November 25, 2013                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : nss
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2013-5605

Andrew Tinits reported a potentially exploitable buffer overflow in the
Mozilla Network Security Service library (nss). With a specially crafted
request a remote attacker could cause a denial of service or possibly
execute arbitrary code.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.12.8-1+squeeze7.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 2:3.14.5-1.

For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
version 2:3.15.3-1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 2:3.15.3-1.

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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