Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2058-1 nss -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
07 Jan 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-17006.
More information:

It was found that certain cryptographic primitives in nss, the Network Security Service libraries, did not check the length of the input text. This could result in a potential heap-based buffer overflow.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 2:3.26-1+debu8u10.

We recommend that you upgrade your nss packages.

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