Google Chrome < 37.0.2062.124 RSA Signature Forgery in NSS

high Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8410
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Synopsis

The remote host has a web browser installed that is vulnerable to a critical issue via the Network Security Services (NSS) library.

Description

Versions of Google Chrome prior to 37.0.2062.124 utilize a vulnerable version of the Network Security Services library for cryptographic functionality. The issue lies in the incorrect check of signature padding, leading to potential signature forgery that can be leveraged for man-in-the-middle attacks over SSL.

Solution

Update the Chrome browser to 37.0.2062.124 or later.

See Also

http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2014/09/stable-channel-update_24.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 8410

Family: Web Clients

Published: 10/6/2014

Updated: 3/6/2019

Nessus ID: 77862

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 9/24/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/24/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1568

BID: 70116

IAVA: 2016-A-0293