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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for nss RHSA-2017:2832-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'nss'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
The remote host is missing an update for the 'nss'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
Network Security Services (NSS) is a set
of libraries designed to support the cross-platform development of security-enabled
client and server applications.

Security Fix(es):

* A use-after-free flaw was found in the TLS 1.2 implementation in the NSS
library when client authentication was used. A malicious client could use
this flaw to cause an application compiled against NSS to crash or,
potentially, execute arbitrary code with the permission of the user running
the application. (CVE-2017-7805)

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue.
Upstream acknowledges Martin Thomson as the original reporter.

Affected Software/OS:
nss on
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-7805
BugTraq ID: 101059
Debian Security Information: DSA-3987 (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-3998 (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-4014 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2017:2832
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2017 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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