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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