Debian DSA-3406-1 : nspr - security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 87079


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


It was discovered that incorrect memory allocation in the NetScape Portable Runtime library might result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code.


Upgrade the nspr packages.

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 2:4.9.2-1+deb7u3.

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 2:4.10.7-1+deb8u1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 87079

File Name: debian_DSA-3406.nasl

Version: 2.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/11/30

Updated: 2020/09/23

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:debian:debian_linux:nspr, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/11/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7183

DSA: 3406