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Mandriva: Subject: [Security Announce] [ MDVSA-2009:197 ] nss Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Security issues in nss prior to 3.12.3 could lead to a man-in-the-middle attack via a spoofed X.509 certificate (CVE-2009-2408) and md2 algorithm flaws (CVE-2009-2409), and also cause a denial-of-service and possible code execution via a long domain name in X.509 certificate (CVE-2009-2404). This update provides the latest versions of NSS and NSPR libraries which are not vulnerable to those attacks.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2009:197
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Package : nss
 Date    : August 7, 2009
 Affected: 2008.1
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Problem Description:

 Security issues in nss prior to 3.12.3 could lead to a
 man-in-the-middle attack via a spoofed X.509 certificate
 (CVE-2009-2408) and md2 algorithm flaws (CVE-2009-2409), and also
 cause a denial-of-service and possible code execution via a long
 domain name in X.509 certificate (CVE-2009-2404).
 
 This update provides the latest versions of NSS and NSPR libraries
 which are not vulnerable to those attacks.

 Update:

 This update also provides fixed packages for Mandriva Linux 2008.1
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2408
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2409
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2404
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Linux 2008.1:
 9228daed5355d9175cbd25faf90a1323  2008.1/i586/libnspr4-4.7.5-0.1mdv2008.1.i586.rpm
 58c5ec5d221d0013254d144272162ece  2008.1/i586/libnspr-devel-4.7.5-0.1mdv2008.1.i586.rpm
 910b4ddc4285154103c7fd251feac41e  2008.1/i586/libnss3-3.12.3.1-0.1mdv2008.1.i586.rpm
 1ef05d27d0d04facfcbf1f13cc84c166  2008.1/i586/libnss-devel-3.12.3.1-0.1mdv2008.1.i586.rpm
 1add6ba2355ec0a0571407571f02226e  2008.1/i586/libnss-static-devel-3.12.3.1-0.1mdv2008.1.i586.rpm
 18de04c0e62a1e09800b25f045de726e  2008.1/i586/nss-3.12.3.1-0.1mdv2008.1.i586.rpm 
 daa825f74749ae4e255e7783eb590b90  2008.1/SRPMS/nspr-4.7.5-0.1mdv2008.1.src.rpm
 0d17f86fabf84c9ae04f7e520bc0a679  2008.1/SRPMS/nss-3.12.3.1-0.1mdv2008.1.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2008.1/X86_64:
 58d390af357253669d802b948adcd728  2008.1/x86_64/lib64nspr4-4.7.5-0.1mdv2008.1.x86_64.rpm
 81b4060266dc9451903c1ba359b49ebe  2008.1/x86_64/lib64nspr-devel-4.7.5-0.1mdv2008.1.x86_64.rpm
 ddb36ba3de5f39010481bc71c8c6b6f1  2008.1/x86_64/lib64nss3-3.12.3.1-0.1mdv2008.1.x86_64.rpm
 404e5c1d07c1838c7cfcc03d4ca0d94a  2008.1/x86_64/lib64nss-devel-3.12.3.1-0.1mdv2008.1.x86_64.rpm
 ad4bd40e77dd746fe9cddfb4c34d2f62  2008.1/x86_64/lib64nss-static-devel-3.12.3.1-0.1mdv2008.1.x86_64.rpm
 cbad5d086771ecd927edd51eda1fd36c  2008.1/x86_64/nss-3.12.3.1-0.1mdv2008.1.x86_64.rpm 
 daa825f74749ae4e255e7783eb590b90  2008.1/SRPMS/nspr-4.7.5-0.1mdv2008.1.src.rpm
 0d17f86fabf84c9ae04f7e520bc0a679  2008.1/SRPMS/nss-3.12.3.1-0.1mdv2008.1.src.rpm
 _______________________________________________________________________

 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
  
 
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