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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2020-12401: Security patch for nspr, nss-softokn, nss-util (ALAS-2021-1522)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2020-12401: Security patch for nspr, nss-softokn, nss-util (ALAS-2021-1522)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
08/10/2020
Created
07/15/2021
Added
07/13/2021
Modified
07/13/2021

Description

During ECDSA signature generation, padding applied in the nonce designed to ensure constant-time scalar multiplication was removed, resulting in variable-time execution dependent on secret data. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 80 and Firefox for Android < 80.

Solution(s)

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

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