SuSE 10 Security Update : mozilla-nss (ZYPP Patch Number 7842)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 57226


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


This update to version 3.13.1 of mozilla-nss fixes the following issues :

- Explicitly distrust DigiCert Sdn. Bhd (bmo#698753)

- Better SHA-224 support (bmo#647706)

- Fix a regression (causing hangs in some situations) introduced in 3.13 (bmo#693228)

- SSL 2.0 is disabled by default

- A defense against the SSL 3.0 and TLS 1.0 CBC chosen plaintext attack demonstrated by Rizzo and Duong (CVE-2011-3389) has been enabled by default. Set the SSL_CBC_RANDOM_IV SSL option to PR_FALSE to disable it.

- Support SHA-224

- Add PORT_ErrorToString and PORT_ErrorToName to return the error message and symbolic name of an NSS error code

- Add NSS_GetVersion to return the NSS version string

- Add experimental support of RSA-PSS to the softoken only

- NSS_NoDB_Init does not try to open /pkcs11.txt and /secmod.db anymore (bmo#641052)


Apply ZYPP patch number 7842.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 57226

File Name: suse_mozilla-nss-7842.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/12/13

Modified: 2012/06/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/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: 2011/11/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3389