Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.04 / 15.10 : nss vulnerabilities (USN-2791-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2015-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Tyson Smith and David Keeler discovered that NSS incorrectly handled
decoding certain ASN.1 data. An remote attacker could use this issue
to cause NSS to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly
execute arbitrary code.

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 package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:ND/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86760 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-7181
CVE-2015-7182

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