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Ubuntu alert USN-2159-1 (nss)

From:  Marc Deslauriers <>
Subject:  [USN-2159-1] NSS vulnerability
Date:  Wed, 02 Apr 2014 14:00:04 -0400
Message-ID:  <>

========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2159-1 April 02, 2014 nss vulnerability ========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 13.10 - Ubuntu 12.10 - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Summary: NSS could be made to expose sensitive information over the network. Software Description: - nss: Network Security Service library Details: It was discovered that NSS incorrectly handled wildcard certificates when used with internationalized domain names. If a remote attacker were able to perform a man-in-the-middle attack, this flaw could be exploited to spoof SSL servers. Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 13.10: libnss3 2:3.15.4-0ubuntu0.13.10.2 Ubuntu 12.10: libnss3 3.15.4-0ubuntu0.12.10.2 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: libnss3 3.15.4-0ubuntu0.12.04.2 Ubuntu 10.04 LTS: libnss3-1d 3.15.4-0ubuntu0.10.04.2 After a standard system update you need to restart any applications that use NSS, such as Evolution and Chromium, to make all the necessary changes. References: CVE-2014-1492 Package Information: -- ubuntu-security-announce mailing list Modify settings or unsubscribe at:

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