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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-1978: Mozilla Products: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-1978: Mozilla Products: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/13/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
11/06/2017

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)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-libs-nspr
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-libs-nss
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-mail-client-thunderbird
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-mail-client-thunderbird-bin
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-www-client-firefox
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-www-client-firefox-bin

References

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-libs-nspr
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-libs-nss
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-mail-client-thunderbird
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-mail-client-thunderbird-bin
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-www-client-firefox
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-www-client-firefox-bin

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