DSA 2599-1: nss security update
Posted on: 01/06/2013 07:42 PM

A nss security update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux

DSA 2599-1: nss security update


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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2599-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Thijs Kinkhorst
January 06, 2013 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : nss
Vulnerability : mis-issued intermediates
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no

Google, Inc. discovered that the TurkTrust certification authority
included in the Network Security Service libraries (nss) mis-issued
two intermediate CA's which could be used to generate rogue end-entity
certificates. This update explicitly distrusts those two intermediate
CA's. The two existing TurkTrust root CA's remain active.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.12.8-1+squeeze6.

For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 2:3.13.6-2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 2:3.14.1.with.ckbi.1.93-1.

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: http://www.debian.org/security/



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