Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
USN-1540-1 fixed vulnerabilities in NSS. This update provides the
corresponding updates for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.
Kaspar Brand discovered a vulnerability in how the Network Security
Services (NSS) ASN.1 decoder handles zero length items. If the user
were tricked into opening a specially crafted certificate, an attacker
could possibly exploit this to cause a denial of service via
Update the affected libnss3 package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false