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VPR Score: 5.8
SynopsisThe remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionMozilla NSS was updated to version 3.16.5 to fix a RSA certificate forgery issue.
- Antoine Delignat-Lavaud, security researcher at Inria Paris in team Prosecco, reported an issue in Network Security Services (NSS) libraries affecting all versions. He discovered that NSS is vulnerable to a variant of a signature forgery attack previously published by Daniel Bleichenbacher. This is due to lenient parsing of ASN.1 values involved in a signature and could lead to the forging of RSA certificates. (MFSA 2014-73 / CVE-2014-1568)
The Advanced Threat Research team at Intel Security also independently discovered and reported this issue.
SolutionApply SAT patch number 9777.