SuSE 10 Security Update : mozilla-nss,mozilla-nss-devel (ZYPP Patch Number 2067)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 29522


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


A security problem in the SSL handling of the NSS libraries was found :

If an RSA key with exponent 3 is used it may be possible to forge a PKCS verify the certificate if they are not checking for excess data in the RSA exponentiation result of the signature.

This bug is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2006-4340 / CVE-2006-4341.


Apply ZYPP patch number 2067.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 29522

File Name: suse_mozilla-nss-2067.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2006/09/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4340

CWE: 20