Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1704-1 nss -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
04 Mar 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 921614.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-12404, CVE-2018-18508.
More information:

Vulnerabilities have been discovered in nss, the Mozilla Network Security Service library.

  • CVE-2018-12404

    Cache side-channel variant of the Bleichenbacher attack

  • CVE-2018-18508

    NULL pointer dereference in several CMS functions resulting in a denial of service

For Debian 8 Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 2:3.26-1+debu8u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your nss packages.

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