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CVE-2023-6135

Published: 20 December 2023

Multiple NSS NIST curves were susceptible to a side-channel attack known as "Minerva". This attack could potentially allow an attacker to recover the private key. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 121.

Notes

AuthorNote
tyhicks
mozjs contains a copy of the SpiderMonkey JavaScript engine
mdeslaur
starting with Ubuntu 22.04, the firefox package is just a script
that installs the Firefox snap

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

4.3

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
firefox
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Ignored
(end of standard support)
focal
Released (121.0+build1-0ubuntu0.20.04.1)
jammy Not vulnerable
(code not present)
lunar Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
mantic Not vulnerable
(code not present)
trusty Ignored
(end of standard support)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Ignored
(end of standard support)
mozjs102
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Does not exist

jammy Needs triage

lunar Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
mantic Needs triage

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

mozjs38
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

lunar Does not exist

mantic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

mozjs52
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Needs triage

jammy Does not exist

lunar Does not exist

mantic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

mozjs68
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Needs triage

jammy Does not exist

lunar Does not exist

mantic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

mozjs78
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Does not exist

jammy Needs triage

lunar Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
mantic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

mozjs91
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Does not exist

jammy Needs triage

lunar Does not exist

mantic Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

nss
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal
Released (2:3.98-0ubuntu0.20.04.1)
jammy
Released (2:3.98-0ubuntu0.22.04.1)
lunar Ignored
(end of life, was needed)
mantic
Released (2:3.98-0ubuntu0.23.10.1)
trusty Needs triage

upstream
Released (3.95)
xenial Needs triage

Patches:
upstream: https://hg.mozilla.org/projects/nss/rev/88262a8e60126b5168d0b96306ed5fd2de4867bb
upstream: https://hg.mozilla.org/projects/nss/rev/a69c9f36bb8ac1c47cacb6c6ec9f06309de33951
upstream: https://hg.mozilla.org/projects/nss/rev/e68b42b773657000078d104aaccbe26e71a1e0be
upstream: https://hg.mozilla.org/projects/nss/rev/39f0db972e9d4803f386585bc4d8858ad6f019b8
thunderbird
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Ignored
(end of standard support)
focal Not vulnerable

jammy Not vulnerable

lunar Ignored
(end of life, was needed)
mantic Not vulnerable

trusty Ignored
(end of standard support)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Ignored
(end of standard support)

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 4.3
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity impact None
Availability impact None
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N