Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.10 : nss vulnerability (USN-2159-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that NSS incorrectly handled wildcard certificates
when used with internationalized domain names. If a remote attacker
were able to perform a man-in-the-middle attack, this flaw could be
exploited to spoof SSL servers.

Solution :

Update the affected libnss3 and / or libnss3-1d packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73316 ()

Bugtraq ID: 66356

CVE ID: CVE-2014-1492