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Ubuntu alert USN-2159-1 (nss)

From:  Marc Deslauriers <marc.deslauriers@canonical.com>
To:  ubuntu-security-announce@lists.ubuntu.com
Subject:  [USN-2159-1] NSS vulnerability
Date:  Wed, 02 Apr 2014 14:00:04 -0400
Message-ID:  <533C5024.5000807@canonical.com>

========================================================================== 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: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2159-1 CVE-2014-1492 Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nss/2:3.15.4-0ubuntu... https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nss/3.15.4-0ubuntu0.... https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nss/3.15.4-0ubuntu0.... https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nss/3.15.4-0ubuntu0.... -- ubuntu-security-announce mailing list ubuntu-security-announce@lists.ubuntu.com Modify settings or unsubscribe at: https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-security...


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