Executive Summary

Summary
Title NSS vulnerability
Informations
NameUSN-4203-2First vendor Publication2019-11-27
VendorUbuntuLast vendor Modification2019-11-27
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector :
Cvss Base ScoreN/AAttack RangeN/A
Cvss Impact ScoreN/AAttack ComplexityN/A
Cvss Expoit ScoreN/AAuthenticationN/A
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Detail

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM - Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary:

NSS could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially crafted input.

Software Description: - nss: Network Security Service library

Details:

USN-4203-1 fixed a vulnerability in NSS. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that NSS incorrectly handled certain memory operations. A
remote attacker could use this issue to cause NSS to crash, resulting in a
denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
libnss3 2:3.28.4-0ubuntu0.14.04.5+esm2

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
libnss3 2:3.28.4-0ubuntu0.12.04.5

After a standard system update you need to restart any applications that use NSS, such as Evolution, to make all the necessary changes.

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4203-2
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4203-1
CVE-2019-11745

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-4203-2

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DateInformations
2019-11-27 21:19:17
  • First insertion