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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200703-22
(Mozilla Network Security Service: Remote execution of arbitrary code)
iDefense has reported two potential buffer overflow vulnerabilities
found by researcher 'regenrecht' in the code implementing the SSLv2
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted SSL master key to a
server using NSS for the SSLv2 protocol, or entice a user to connect to
a malicious server with a client-side application using NSS like one of
the Mozilla products. This could trigger the vulnerabilities and result
in the possible execution of arbitrary code with the rights of the
Disable the SSLv2 protocol in the applications using NSS.
See also :
All NSS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/nss-3.11.5'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 24888 (gentoo_GLSA-200703-22.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-0008CVE-2007-0009
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