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Revision 618 - (hide annotations) (download)
Tue Nov 19 17:39:17 2013 UTC (8 years, 6 months ago) by claire
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Adding sec adv for 2&3 firefox, nspr, nss & rootcerts mga#11669
1 claire 618 type: security
2     subject: Updated firefox, rootcerts, nspr & nss packages fix security vulnerabilities
3     CVE:
4     - CVE-2013-1741
5     - CVE-2013-2566
6     - CVE-2013-5605
7     - CVE-2013-5606
8     - CVE-2013-5607
9     src:
10     2:
11     core:
12     - rootcerts-20131111.00-1.mga2
13     - nspr-4.10.2-1.mga2
14     - nss-3.15.3-1.mga2
15     - firefox-24.1.1-1.mga2
16     - firefox-l10n-24.1.1-1.mga2
17     3:
18     core:
19     - rootcerts-20131111.00-1.mga3
20     - nspr-4.10.2-1.mga3
21     - nss-3.15.3-1.mga3
22     - firefox-24.1.1-1.mga3
23     - firefox-l10n-24.1.1-1.mga3
24     description: |
25     Updated nspr and nss packages fix security vulnerabilities:
26    
27     Potentially exploitable buffer overflow in NSS before 3.15.3 that allows
28     remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified
29     other impact via invalid handshake packets (CVE-2013-5605).
30    
31     The CERT_VerifyCert function in lib/certhigh/certvfy.c in NSS before 3.15.3
32     provides an unexpected return value for an incompatible key-usage certificate
33     when the CERTVerifyLog argument is valid, which might allow remote attackers
34     to bypass intended access restrictions via a crafted certificate
35     (CVE-2013-5606).
36    
37     Runaway memset due to an integer truncation in certificate parsing on 64-bit
38     computers in NSS before 3.15.3 leading to a crash by attempting to write 4Gb
39     of nulls (CVE-2013-1741).
40    
41     Integer overflow in NSPR before 4.10.2 due to unsigned integer wrapping in
42     PL_ArenaAllocate (CVE-2013-5607).
43    
44     NSS lowered the priority of RC4 in cipher suite advertisement so that more
45     secure ciphers instead of RC4 are likely to be chosen by the server, because
46     of plaintext recovery attacks possible with RC4 (CVE-2013-2566).
47    
48     This also updates to the latest root certificate data from Mozilla.
49    
50     Additionally, The latest Firefox ESR version, which fixes an issue with
51     translated strings not being used in some cases, is also being provided.
52     references:
53     - https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/mozilla.dev.tech.nspr/_8AcygMEjSA
54     - https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/NSS/NSS_3.15.3_release_notes
55     - http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-103.html
56     - https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=932310
57     - https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/24.1.1/releasenotes/
58     - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=11669

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