Ubuntu USN-740-1 (firefox)

Published: 2009-03-19 23:52:38
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Technical Details:
The MD5 algorithm is known not to be collision resistant. This update blacklists the proof of concept rogue certificate authority as discussed in http://www.win.tue.nl/hashclash/rogue-ca/.

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to firefox announced via advisory USN-740-1.

Recommendations:
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the following Linux Distribution Package versions: Ubuntu 6.06 LTS: libnss3 1.5.dfsg+1.5.0.15~prepatch080614k-0ubuntu2 Ubuntu 7.10: libnss3-0d 3.11.5-3ubuntu0.7.10.2 Ubuntu 8.04 LTS: libnss3-0d 3.12.0.3-0ubuntu0.8.04.5 libnss3-1d 3.12.0.3-0ubuntu0.8.04.5 Ubuntu 8.10: libnss3-1d 3.12.0.3-0ubuntu5.8.10.1 After a standard system upgrade you need to restart your session to effect the necessary changes. https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=USN-740-1

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2004-2761

References:

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-740-1/

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0

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