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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2018-18508): NSS vulnerability

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2018-18508): NSS vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/27/2019
Created
03/19/2019
Added
03/13/2019
Modified
11/02/2020

Description

Details for this vulnerability have not been published by NIST at this point. Descriptions from software vendor advisories for this issue are provided below.

From USN-3898-2:

USN-3898-1 fixed a vulnerability in NSS. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

Hanno Böck and Damian Poddebniak discovered that NSS incorrectly handled certain CMS functions. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause NSS to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libnss3

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