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RHSA-2016:0591: nss, nss-util, and nspr security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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RHSA-2016:0591: nss, nss-util, and nspr security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/13/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/08/2016
Modified
03/21/2018

Description

Network Security Services (NSS) is a set of libraries designed to support thecross-platform development of security-enabled client and server applications.The nss-util packages provide utilities for use with the Network SecurityServices (NSS) libraries. Netscape Portable Runtime (NSPR) provides platformindependence for non-GUI operating system facilities.The following packages have been upgraded to a newer upstream version: nss3.21.0, nss-util 3.21.0, nspr 4.11.0. (BZ#1300629, BZ#1299874, BZ#1299861)Security Fix(es):Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla Project for reporting these issues.Upstream acknowledges Eric Rescorla as the original reporter of CVE-2016-1978;and Tim Taubert as the original reporter of CVE-2016-1979.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-nspr
  • redhat-upgrade-nspr-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-nspr-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-nss
  • redhat-upgrade-nss-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-nss-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-nss-pkcs11-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-nss-sysinit
  • redhat-upgrade-nss-tools
  • redhat-upgrade-nss-util
  • redhat-upgrade-nss-util-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-nss-util-devel

References

  • redhat-upgrade-nspr
  • redhat-upgrade-nspr-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-nspr-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-nss
  • redhat-upgrade-nss-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-nss-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-nss-pkcs11-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-nss-sysinit
  • redhat-upgrade-nss-tools
  • redhat-upgrade-nss-util
  • redhat-upgrade-nss-util-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-nss-util-devel

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