Debian DSA-2339-1 : nss - several vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 56729
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The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


This update to the NSS cryptographic libraries revokes the trust in the'DigiCert Sdn. Bhd' certificate authority. More information can be found in the Mozilla Security Blog.

This update also fixes an insecure load path for pkcs11.txt configuration file (CVE-2011-3640 ).


Upgrade the nss packages.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 3.12.8-1+squeeze4.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 56729

File Name: debian_DSA-2339.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/8/2011

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:nss, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 11/7/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3640

DSA: 2339