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Mozilla Network Security Service: Multiple vulnerabilities

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1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201406-19 / nss
Release Date June 21, 2014
Latest Revision June 21, 2014: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
dev-libs/nss < 3.15.3 >= 3.15.3 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #455558, #486114, #491234

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mozilla Network Security Service, the worst of which could lead to Denial of Service.

2.  Impact Information

Background

The Mozilla Network Security Service is a library implementing security features like SSL v2/v3, TLS, PKCS #5, PKCS #7, PKCS #11, PKCS #12, S/MIME and X.509 certificates.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Mozilla Network Security Service. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for more details about the vulnerabilities.

Impact

A remote attacker can cause a Denial of Service condition.

3.  Resolution Information

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Mozilla Network Security Service users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/nss-3.15.3"

Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.

4.  References



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