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PostPosted: Tue Jul 28, 2020 11:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 202007-49 ] Mozilla Network Security Service (NSS) Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Mozilla Network Security Service (NSS): Information disclosure (GLSA 202007-49)
Severity: low
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: 2020-07-27
Bug(s): #726842
ID: 202007-49

Synopsis

NSS has an information disclosure vulnerability when handling DSA
keys.


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.


Affected Packages

Package: dev-libs/nss
Vulnerable: < 3.52.1
Unaffected: >= 3.52.1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

NSS was found to not always perform constant-time operations when
working with DSA key material.


Impact

An attacker may be able to obtain information about a DSA private key.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All NSS users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/nss-3.52.1"
   


References

CVE-2020-12399
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