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Debian Security Advisory DSA 2962-1 (nspr - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

10.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

8 years ago

Modified

Modified

10 months ago

Summary

Abhiskek Arya discovered an out of bounds write in the cvt_t() function of the NetScape Portable Runtime Library which could result in the execution of arbitrary code.

Affected Software

Affected Software

nspr on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 2:4.9.2-1+deb7u2. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2:4.10.6-1. We recommend that you upgrade your nspr packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)