Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : nss vulnerability (USN-1687-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 63537
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionTwo intermediate CA certificates were mis-issued by the TURKTRUST certificate authority. If a remote attacker were able to perform a man-in-the-middle attack, this flaw could be exploited to view sensitive information.
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SolutionUpdate the affected libnss3-1d package.