FreeBSD : NSS -- multiple vulnerabilities (4cb165f0-6e48-423e-8147-92255d35c0f7)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Mozilla Foundation reports :

An out-of-bounds write during Base64 decoding operation in the Network
Security Services (NSS) library due to insufficient memory being
allocated to the buffer. This results in a potentially exploitable
crash. The NSS library has been updated to fix this issue to address
this issue and Firefox 53 has been updated with NSS version 3.29.5.

A flaw in DRBG number generation within the Network Security Services
(NSS) library where the internal state V does not correctly carry bits
over. The NSS library has been updated to fix this issue to address
this issue and Firefox 53 has been updated with NSS version 3.29.5.

See also :

https://hg.mozilla.org/projects/nss/rev/99a86619eac9
https://hg.mozilla.org/projects/nss/rev/e126381a3c29
http://www.nessus.org/u?5b7c5dbc

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: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99553 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-5461
CVE-2017-5462

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