Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3033-1 nss -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 25 Sep 2014
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-1568.
- More information:
Antoine Delignat-Lavaud from Inria discovered an issue in the way NSS (the Mozilla Network Security Service library) was parsing ASN.1 data used in signatures, making it vulnerable to a signature forgery attack.
An attacker could craft ASN.1 data to forge RSA certificates with a valid certification chain to a trusted CA.
For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 2:3.14.5-1+deb7u2.
For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 2:3.17.1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2:3.17.1.
We recommend that you upgrade your nss packages.