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From: Thomas Deutschmann <whissi@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 202003-37 ] Mozilla Network Security Service: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 21:20:05
Message-Id: 370651f5-8416-0d30-e915-fb9212679de9@gentoo.org
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 202003-37
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                                           https://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: Mozilla Network Security Service: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: March 16, 2020
     Bugs: #627534, #676868, #701840
       ID: 202003-37

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Mozilla Network Security
Service (NSS), the worst of which may lead to arbitrary code execution.

Background
==========

The Mozilla Network Security Service (NSS) is a library implementing
security features like SSL v.2/v.3, TLS, PKCS #5, PKCS #7, PKCS #11,
PKCS #12, S/MIME and X.509 certificates.

Affected packages
=================

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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  dev-libs/nss                  < 3.49                     >= 3.49

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mozilla Network
Security Service (NSS). Please review the CVE identifiers referenced
below for details.

Impact
======

An attacker could execute arbitrary code, cause a Denial of Service
condition or have other unspecified impact.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Mozilla Network Security Service (NSS) users should upgrade to the
latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/nss-3.49"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2017-11695
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-11695
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-11696
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-11696
[ 3 ] CVE-2017-11697
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-11697
[ 4 ] CVE-2017-11698
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-11698
[ 5 ] CVE-2018-18508
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-18508
[ 6 ] CVE-2019-11745
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-11745

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202003-37

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2020 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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