Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : nss (MDVSA-2014:012)

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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 :

The ssl_Do1stHandshake function in sslsecur.c in libssl in Mozilla
Network Security Services (NSS) before 3.15.4, when the TLS False
Start feature is enabled, allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof
SSL servers by using an arbitrary X.509 certificate during certain
handshake traffic (CVE-2013-1740).

The updated packages have been upgraded to the 3.15.4 version which is
not vulnerable to this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72056 ()

Bugtraq ID: 64944

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1740

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