GLSA-201701-46 : Mozilla Network Security Service (NSS): Multiple vulnerabilities (Logjam) (SLOTH)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-46
(Mozilla Network Security Service (NSS): Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in NSS. Please review the
CVE identifiers and technical papers referenced below for details.

Impact :

Remote attackers could conduct man-in-the-middle attacks, obtain access
to private key information, or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://www.mitls.org/pages/attacks/SLOTH
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-46

Solution :

All NSS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/nss-3.28'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96643 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-2721
CVE-2015-4000
CVE-2015-7575
CVE-2016-1938
CVE-2016-5285
CVE-2016-8635
CVE-2016-9074

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