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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-7181: nss use-after-poison and buffer overflow in the ASN.1 decoder in Network Security Services

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-7181: nss use-after-poison and buffer overflow in the ASN.1 decoder in Network Security Services

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/05/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
11/06/2017

Description

The sec_asn1d_parse_leaf function in Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS) before 3.19.2.1 and 3.20.x before 3.20.1, as used in Firefox before 42.0 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.4 and other products, improperly restricts access to an unspecified data structure, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted OCTET STRING data, related to a "use-after-poison" issue.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-nss

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