Scientific Linux Security Update : nss on SL5.x, SL6.x i386/x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

A flaw was found in the way NSS parsed ASN.1 (Abstract Syntax Notation
One) input from certain RSA signatures. A remote attacker could use
this flaw to forge RSA certificates by providing a specially crafted
signature to an application using NSS. (CVE-2014-1568)

After installing this update, applications using NSS must be restarted
for this update to take effect.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?97c75a6c

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 77957 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-1568

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