[SECURITY] [DLA 344-1] nspr security update

2015-11-19T21:19:02
ID DEBIAN:DLA-344-1:06D89
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2015-11-19T21:19:02

Description

Package : nspr Version : 4.8.6-1+squeeze3 CVE ID : CVE-2015-7183

Google security engineer Ryan Sleevi found a vulnerability in the NetScape Portable Runtime Library (NSPR). NSPR allocated memory without specific checks, making it possible for remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service or execute arbitrary code.

For Debian 6 "Squeeze", this issue have been fixed in nspr version 4.8.6-1+squeeze3. We recommend that you upgrade your nspr packages.

Learn more about the Debian Long Term Support (LTS) Project and how to apply these updates at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS/