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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-8635: Mozilla Network Security Service (NSS): Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-8635: Mozilla Network Security Service (NSS): Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
01/19/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
11/01/2018

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)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-libs-nss

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