Debian: DSA-3186-1: nss security update

    Date13 Mar 2015
    CategoryDebian
    49
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that the Mozilla Network Security Service library (nss) incorrectly handled certain ASN.1 lengths. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to perform a data-smuggling attack.
    
    - -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3186-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
    March 13, 2015                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
    - -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Package        : nss
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-1569
    Debian Bug     : 773625
    
    It was discovered that the Mozilla Network Security Service library
    (nss) incorrectly handled certain ASN.1 lengths. A remote attacker could
    possibly use this issue to perform a data-smuggling attack.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2:3.14.5-1+deb7u4.
    
    For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been
    fixed in version 2:3.17.2-1.1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2:3.17.2-1.1.
    
    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/
    
    Mailing list: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    
    You are not authorised to post comments.

    Comments powered by CComment

    LinuxSecurity Poll

    What do you think of the articles on LinuxSecurity?

    No answer selected. Please try again.
    Please select either existing option or enter your own, however not both.
    Please select minimum 0 answer(s) and maximum 3 answer(s).
    /main-polls/24-what-do-you-think-of-the-quality-of-the-articles-on-linuxsecurity?task=poll.vote&format=json
    24
    radio
    [{"id":"87","title":"Excellent, don't change a thing!","votes":"4","type":"x","order":"1","pct":57.14,"resources":[]},{"id":"88","title":"Should be more technical","votes":"2","type":"x","order":"2","pct":28.57,"resources":[]},{"id":"89","title":"Should include more HOWTOs","votes":"1","type":"x","order":"3","pct":14.29,"resources":[]}]["#ff5b00","#4ac0f2","#b80028","#eef66c","#60bb22","#b96a9a","#62c2cc"]["rgba(255,91,0,0.7)","rgba(74,192,242,0.7)","rgba(184,0,40,0.7)","rgba(238,246,108,0.7)","rgba(96,187,34,0.7)","rgba(185,106,154,0.7)","rgba(98,194,204,0.7)"]350
    bottom200

    We use cookies to provide and improve our services. By using our site, you consent to our Cookie Policy.