GLSA 201406-19: Mozilla Network Security Service: Multiple vulnerabilities
Posted on: 06/22/2014 09:34 AM

A Mozilla Network Security Service security update has been released for Gentoo Linux


GLSA 201406-19: Mozilla Network Security Service: Multiple vulnerabilities


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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201406-19
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: Mozilla Network Security Service: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: June 21, 2014
Bugs: #455558, #486114, #491234
ID: 201406-19

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

Background
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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.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 dev-libs/nss < 3.15.3 >= 3.15.3

Description
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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
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A remote attacker can cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

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

# 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.

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2013-1620
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-1620
[ 2 ] CVE-2013-1739
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-1739
[ 3 ] CVE-2013-1741
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-1741
[ 4 ] CVE-2013-2566
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-2566
[ 5 ] CVE-2013-5605
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-5605
[ 6 ] CVE-2013-5606
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-5606
[ 7 ] CVE-2013-5607
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-5607

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201406-19.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2014 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5




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