Executive Summary

Title NSS vulnerability
Name USN-3898-2 First vendor Publication 2019-02-27
Vendor Ubuntu Last vendor Modification 2019-02-27
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector :
Cvss Base Score N/A Attack Range N/A
Cvss Impact Score N/A Attack Complexity N/A
Cvss Expoit Score N/A Authentication N/A
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM


NSS could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.

Software Description: - nss: Network Security Service library


USN-3898-1 fixed a vulnerability in NSS. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

テつ Hanno Bテδカck and Damian Poddebniak discovered that NSS incorrectly テつ handled certain CMS functions. A remote attacker could possibly use テつ this issue to cause NSS to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM: テつ libnss3テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ 2:3.28.4-0ubuntu0.12.04.3

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

References: テつ https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3898-2 テつ https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3898-1 テつ CVE-2018-18508

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3898-2

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Date Informations
2019-02-27 21:19:19
  • First insertion