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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-1978: Security patch for nspr,nss-util,nss,nss-softokn (ALAS-2016-702)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-1978: Security patch for nspr,nss-util,nss,nss-softokn (ALAS-2016-702)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/13/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/18/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the ssl3_HandleECDHServerKeyExchange function in Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS) before 3.21, as used in Mozilla Firefox before 44.0, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact by making an SSL (1) DHE or (2) ECDHE handshake at a time of high memory consumption.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-nspr
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-nss
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-nss-softokn
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-nss-util

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-nspr
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-nss
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-nss-softokn
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-nss-util

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