Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1857-1 nss -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 20 Jul 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-11719, CVE-2019-11729.
- More information:
Vulnerabilities have been discovered in nss, the Mozilla Network Security Service library.
Out-of-bounds read when importing curve25519 private key
When importing a curve25519 private key in PKCS#8format with leading 0x00 bytes, it is possible to trigger an out-of-bounds read in the Network Security Services (NSS) library. This could lead to information disclosure.
Empty or malformed p256-ECDH public keys may trigger a segmentation fault
Empty or malformed p256-ECDH public keys may trigger a segmentation fault due values being improperly sanitized before being copied into memory and used.
For Debian 8
Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 2:3.26-1+debu8u5.
We recommend that you upgrade your nss packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS