Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS : firefox vulnerabilities (USN-2360-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 77851

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

Antoine Delignat-Lavaud and others discovered that NSS incorrectly handled parsing ASN.1 values. An attacker could use this issue to forge RSA certificates.

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Solution

Update the affected firefox package.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/2360-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 77851

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2360-1.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/09/25

Updated: 2018/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:firefox, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/09/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1568

BID: 70116

USN: 2360-1