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Debian: DSA-3071-1: nss security update

Date 11 Nov 2014
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
In nss, a set of libraries designed to support cross-platform development of security-enabled client and server applications, Tyson Smith and Jesse Schwartzentruber discovered a use-after-free vulnerability that allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3071-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                        Sebastien Delafond
November 11, 2014                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : nss
CVE ID         : CVE-2014-1544

In nss, a set of libraries designed to support cross-platform
development of security-enabled client and server applications, Tyson
Smith and Jesse Schwartzentruber discovered a use-after-free
vulnerability that allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by
triggering the improper removal of an NSSCertificate structure from a
trust domain.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 2:3.14.5-1+deb7u3.

For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been
fixed in version 2:3.16.3-1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 2:3.16.3-1.

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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