Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : rootcerts (MDVSA-2010:029)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The rootcerts package was added in Mandriva in 2005 and was meant to
be updated when nessesary. The provided rootcerts packages has been
upgraded using the latest certdata.txt file from the mozilla cvs
repository, as of 2009/12/03.

In Mandriva a number of additional CA root certificates has been added
such as ICP-Brasil (Brazil government CA), cacert.org, IGC/A CA
(French government CA). The IGC/A CA one was recently added upstream
in the mozilla certdata.txt file.

The rootcerts package provides the /etc/pki/tls/certs/ca-bundle.crt
file which most sofwares in Mandriva, and where appliable is sharing
such as KDE, curl, pidgin, neon, and more.

The mozilla nss library has consequently been rebuilt to pickup these
changes and are also being provided.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 44334 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-029.nasl)

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