Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : nss (MDVSA-2013:257)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in mozilla NSS :

Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS) before 3.15.2 does not ensure
that data structures are initialized before read operations, which
allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have
unspecified other impact via vectors that trigger a decryption failure
(CVE-2013-1739).

The updated mozilla NSS and NSPR packages have been upgraded to the
latest versions where the CVE-2013-1739 flaw has been fixed in NSS.

The rootcerts packages have been upgraded providing the latest root CA
certs from mozilla as of 2013/04/11.

The sqlite3 packages for mes5 have been upgraded to the 3.7.17 version
to satisfy the requirements for a future upcoming Firefox 24 ESR
advisory.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70573 ()

Bugtraq ID: 62966

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1739

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