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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
[DLA 1704-1] nss security update
5 March 2019
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 8
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2018-18508 CVE-2018-12404
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Package : nss
Version : 2:3.26-1+debu8u4
CVE ID : CVE-2018-12404 CVE-2018-18508
Debian Bug : 921614
Vulnerabilities have been discovered in nss, the Mozilla Network
Security Service library.
Cache side-channel variant of the Bleichenbacher attack
NULL pointer dereference in several CMS functions resulting in a
denial of service
For Debian 8 "Jessie", these problems have been fixed in version
We recommend that you upgrade your nss packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
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