Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 2008-1] nss security update)

Published: 2019-11-26 12:50:26
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:

The remote host is missing an update for the 'nss' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the DSA-2008-1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
A vulnerability has been discovered in nss, the Mozilla Network Security Service library. An out-of-bounds write can occur when passing an output buffer smaller than the block size to NSC_EncryptUpdate.

Affected Versions:
'nss' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Debian Linux.

For Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version 2:3.26-1+debu8u7. We recommend that you upgrade your nss Linux Distribution Packages.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)


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