CVE-2017-11697

Published: 27 December 2017

The __hash_open function in hash.c:229 in Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS) allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (floating point exception and crash) via a crafted cert8.db file.

Priority

Negligible

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

Package Release Status
nss
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Not vulnerable
(2:3.49.1-1ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(2:3.49.1-1ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Deferred

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Deferred

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Deferred

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
Upstream NSS will not be fixing this issue.
this is an issue in libnssdbm. NSS 3.35 made SQLite the default
datastore. NSS 3.49 stopped building the legacy datastore.

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