Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 7.10 / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 : nss, firefox vulnerability (USN-740-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 37463
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe MD5 algorithm is known not to be collision resistant. This update blacklists the proof of concept rogue certificate authority as discussed in http://www.win.tue.nl/hashclash/rogue-ca/.
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.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.