Mozilla Network Security Service (NSS): Multiple vulnerabilities

2017-05-07T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201705-04
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2017-05-07T00:00:00

Description

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.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in NSS. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or view sensitive information.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All NSS users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/nss-3.29.5"