GLSA-201701-46 : Mozilla Network Security Service (NSS): Multiple vulnerabilities (Logjam) (SLOTH)

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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-46 (Mozilla Network Security Service (NSS): Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in NSS. Please review the CVE identifiers and technical papers referenced below for details.
Impact :

Remote attackers could conduct man-in-the-middle attacks, obtain access to private key information, or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All NSS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/nss-3.28'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96643

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201701-46.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Published: 1/20/2017

Updated: 1/11/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:nss, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 1/19/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/21/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2721, CVE-2015-4000, CVE-2015-7575, CVE-2016-1938, CVE-2016-5285, CVE-2016-8635, CVE-2016-9074

GLSA: 201701-46