openSUSE Security Update : mozilla-nss (openSUSE-2017-504)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Mozilla-nss was updated to 3.28.4 to fix the following issues :

Security issues :

- CVE-2016-9574: Allow use of session tickets when there
is no ticket wrapping key (boo#1015499, bmo#1320695)

Non security issues :

- A rare crash when initializing an SSL socket fails has
been fixed (bmo#1342358)

- Rare crashes in the base 64 decoder and encoder were
fixed (bmo#1344380)

- A carry over bug in the RNG was fixed (bmo#1345089)

- Fixed hash computation (boo#1030071, bmo#1348767)

This update also contains a rebuild of java-1_8_0-openjdk as the java
security provider is very closely tied to the mozilla nss API.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1015499
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1030071

Solution :

Update the affected mozilla-nss packages.

Risk factor :

Medium

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99618 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-9574

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