Ubuntu 4476-1: NSS vulnerability

Advisories

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4476-1
August 27, 2020

nss vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary:

NSS could be made to expose sensitive information if it received a specially crafted
input.

Software Description:
- nss: Network Security Service library

Details:

It was discovered that NSS incorrectly handled some inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
  libnss3                         2:3.49.1-1ubuntu1.5

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  libnss3                         2:3.35-2ubuntu2.12

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  libnss3                         2:3.28.4-0ubuntu0.16.04.14

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
  libnss3                         2:3.28.4-0ubuntu0.14.04.5+esm8

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
  libnss3                         2:3.28.4-0ubuntu0.12.04.11

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/4476-1
  CVE-2020-12403

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nss/2:3.49.1-1ubuntu1.5
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nss/2:3.35-2ubuntu2.12
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nss/2:3.28.4-0ubuntu0.16.04.14

Ubuntu 4476-1: NSS vulnerability

August 27, 2020

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS - Ubuntu 14.04 ESM - Ubuntu 12.04 ESM Summary: NSS could be made to expose sensitive information if it received a specially crafted input. Software Description: - nss: Network Security Service library Details: It was discovered that NSS incorrectly handled some inputs. An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information.

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: libnss3 2:3.49.1-1ubuntu1.5 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: libnss3 2:3.35-2ubuntu2.12 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: libnss3 2:3.28.4-0ubuntu0.16.04.14 Ubuntu 14.04 ESM: libnss3 2:3.28.4-0ubuntu0.14.04.5+esm8 Ubuntu 12.04 ESM: libnss3 2:3.28.4-0ubuntu0.12.04.11 After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all the necessary changes.

References

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4476-1

CVE-2020-12403

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4476-1

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nss/2:3.49.1-1ubuntu1.5 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nss/2:3.35-2ubuntu2.12 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nss/2:3.28.4-0ubuntu0.16.04.14

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