Scientific Linux Security Update : nss on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Security Fix(es) :

- A use-after-free flaw was found in the TLS 1.2
implementation in the NSS library when client
authentication was used. A malicious client could use
this flaw to cause an application compiled against NSS
to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with
the permission of the user running the application.
(CVE-2017-7805)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?91346a15

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 103595 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-7805

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