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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-8635: Security patch for nss-util,nss,nss-softokn (ALAS-2016-774)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-8635: Security patch for nss-util,nss,nss-softokn (ALAS-2016-774)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
11/16/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/16/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

It was found that Diffie Hellman Client key exchange handling in NSS 3.21.x was vulnerable to small subgroup confinement attack. An attacker could use this flaw to recover private keys by confining the client DH key to small subgroup of the desired group.

Solution(s)

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

References

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

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