openSUSE 10 Security Update : mozilla-nss (mozilla-nss-2071)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

A security problem in the SSL handling of the NSS libraries was
found :

If an RSA key with exponent 3 is used it may be possible to forge a
PKCS verify the certificate if they are not checking for excess data
in the RSA exponentiation result of the signature.

This bug is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2006-4340 and
CVE-2006-4341.

Solution :

Update the affected mozilla-nss packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27352 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4340

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