Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 7.10 / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 : nss, firefox vulnerability (USN-740-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

The MD5 algorithm is known not to be collision resistant. This update
blacklists the proof of concept rogue certificate authority as
discussed in http://www.win.tue.nl/hashclash/rogue-ca/.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37463 ()

Bugtraq ID: 33065

CVE ID: CVE-2004-2761