Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.04 / 15.10 : firefox vulnerability (USN-2866-1) (SLOTH)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Karthikeyan Bhargavan and Gaetan Leurent discovered that NSS
incorrectly allowed MD5 to be used for TLS 1.2 connections. If a
remote attacker were able to perform a man-in-the-middle attack, this
flaw could be exploited to view sensitive information.

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 firefox package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:ND/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 87846 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-7575

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