Debian DSA-3406-1 : nspr - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 87079
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Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

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.

See Also

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/nspr

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/nspr

https://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3406

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 87079

File Name: debian_DSA-3406.nasl

Version: 2.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/30/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: 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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/25/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7183

DSA: 3406