SeaMonkey < 2.29.1 RSA Signature Forgery in NSS

high Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8411
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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 SeaMonkey earlier than 2.29.1 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

Upgrade to SeaMonkey 2.29.1, or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-73.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 8411

Family: Web Clients

Published: 10/6/2014

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 3538

Nessus ID: 77909

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:X/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 10/1/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/1/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1568

BID: 70116

IAVA: 2016-A-0293