Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2836-1 nss -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 06 Dec 2021
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-43527.
- More information:
Tavis Ormandy discovered that nss, the Mozilla Network Security Service library, is prone to a heap overflow flaw when verifying DSA or RSA-PPS signatures, which could result in denial of service or potentially the execution of arbitrary code.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 2:3.26.2-1.1+deb9u3.
We recommend that you upgrade your nss packages.
For the detailed security status of nss please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/nss
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