Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3071-1 nss -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 11 Nov 2014
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-1544.
- More information:
In nss, a set of libraries designed to support cross-platform development of security-enabled client and server applications, Tyson Smith and Jesse Schwartzentruber discovered a use-after-free vulnerability that allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by triggering the improper removal of an NSSCertificate structure from a trust domain.
For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 2:3.14.5-1+deb7u3.
For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 2:3.16.3-1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2:3.16.3-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your nss packages.