Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS : nss vulnerability (USN-2361-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

Antoine Delignat-Lavaud and others discovered that NSS incorrectly
handled parsing ASN.1 values. An attacker could use this issue to
forge RSA certificates.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected libnss3 and / or libnss3-1d packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 77853 ()

Bugtraq ID: 70116

CVE ID: CVE-2014-1568

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