GLSA-201705-04 : Mozilla Network Security Service (NSS): Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201705-04
(Mozilla Network Security Service (NSS): Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in NSS. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or view
sensitive information.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201705-04

Solution :

All NSS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/nss-3.29.5'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100018 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-5461
CVE-2017-5462

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