Debian DSA-2339-1 : nss - several vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 56729
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Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

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 ).

Solution

Upgrade the nss packages.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 3.12.3.1-0lenny7.

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

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=647614

http://www.nessus.org/u?71e2509a

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2011-3640

https://packages.debian.org/source/squeeze/nss

https://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2339

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

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

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