Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : nss (MDVSA-2009:197-3)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Security issues in nss prior to 3.12.3 could lead to a
man-in-the-middle attack via a spoofed X.509 certificate
(CVE-2009-2408) and md2 algorithm flaws (CVE-2009-2409), and also
cause a denial-of-service and possible code execution via a long
domain name in X.509 certificate (CVE-2009-2404).

This update provides the latest versions of NSS and NSPR libraries
which are not vulnerable to those attacks.

Update :

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0
customers

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40522 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-197.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35888
35891

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2404
CVE-2009-2408
CVE-2009-2409

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