SuSE 10 Security Update : mozilla-nss (ZYPP Patch Number 7842)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This update to version 3.13.1 of mozilla-nss fixes the following
issues :

- Explicitly distrust DigiCert Sdn. Bhd (bmo#698753)

- Better SHA-224 support (bmo#647706)

- Fix a regression (causing hangs in some situations)
introduced in 3.13 (bmo#693228)

- SSL 2.0 is disabled by default

- A defense against the SSL 3.0 and TLS 1.0 CBC chosen
plaintext attack demonstrated by Rizzo and Duong
(CVE-2011-3389) has been enabled by default. Set the
SSL_CBC_RANDOM_IV SSL option to PR_FALSE to disable it.

- Support SHA-224

- Add PORT_ErrorToString and PORT_ErrorToName to return
the error message and symbolic name of an NSS error code

- Add NSS_GetVersion to return the NSS version string

- Add experimental support of RSA-PSS to the softoken only

- NSS_NoDB_Init does not try to open /pkcs11.txt and
/secmod.db anymore (bmo#641052)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-3389.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 7842.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57226 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3389

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