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Debian: DSA-2820-1: nspr security update

Date 17 Dec 2013
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
It was discovered that NSPR, Netscape Portable Runtime library, could crash an application using the library when parsing a certificate that causes an integer overflow. This flaw only affects 64-bit systems.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2820-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                          Raphael Geissert
December 17, 2013                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : nspr
Vulnerability  : integer overflow
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2013-5607

It was discovered that NSPR, Netscape Portable Runtime library, could
crash an application using the library when parsing a certificate that
causes an integer overflow. This flaw only affects 64-bit systems.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 4.8.6-1+squeeze1.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 2:4.9.2-1+deb7u1.

For the testing distribution (jessie), and the unstable distribution
(sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2:4.10.2-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your nspr 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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