Debian: DSA-2820-1: nspr security update

    Date17 Dec 2013
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity 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.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                          Raphael Geissert
    December 17, 2013                      http://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: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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