Mozilla Network Security Service: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201406-19

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mozilla Network Security Service, the worst of which could lead to Denial of Service.

Affected Packages

dev-libs/nss on all architectures
Affected versions < 3.15.3
Unaffected versions >= 3.15.3

Background

The Mozilla Network Security Service is a library implementing security features like SSL v2/v3, TLS, PKCS #5, PKCS #7, PKCS #11, PKCS #12, S/MIME and X.509 certificates.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Mozilla Network Security Service. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for more details about the vulnerabilities.

Impact

A remote attacker can cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Mozilla Network Security Service users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/nss-3.15.3"
 

Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.

References

Release Date
June 21, 2014

Latest Revision
June 21, 2014: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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