Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3998-1 nss -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 11 Oct 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-7805.
- More information:
Martin Thomson discovered that nss, the Mozilla Network Security Service library, is prone to a use-after-free vulnerability in the TLS 1.2 implementation when handshake hashes are generated. A remote attacker can take advantage of this flaw to cause an application using the nss library to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or potentially to execute arbitrary code.
For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 2:3.26-1+debu8u3.
For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 2:3.26.2-1.1+deb9u1.
For the testing distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 2:3.33-1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2:3.33-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your nss packages.