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:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Summary:
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.

Recommendations:
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)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-11745

References:

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/11/msg00026.html
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/DLA-2008-1

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0

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