Debian: DSA-3071-1: nss security update

    Date11 Nov 2014
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity 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.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Sebastien Delafond
    November 11, 2014                      http://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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