openSUSE Security Update : mozilla-nss (openSUSE-SU-2014:1232-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Mozilla NSS is vulnerable to a variant of a signature forgery attack
previously published by Daniel Bleichenbacher. This is due to lenient
parsing of ASN.1 values involved in a signature and could lead to the
forging of RSA certificates.

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-09/msg00042.html
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1064636
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1069405
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=897890

Solution :

Update the affected mozilla-nss packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 77965 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-1568

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