USN-1687-2: NSPR update

14 January 2013

NSPR update to work with the new NSS.



  • nspr - NetScape Portable Runtime Library


USN-1687-1 fixed a vulnerability NSS. This update provides the NSPR needed
to use the new NSS.

Original advisory details:

Two intermediate CA certificates were mis-issued by the TURKTRUST
certificate authority. If a remote attacker were able to perform a
man-in-the-middle attack, this flaw could be exploited to view sensitive

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 12.10
Ubuntu 12.04
Ubuntu 11.10
Ubuntu 10.04

After a standard system update you need to restart any applications that
use NSS, such as Evolution and Chromium, to make all the necessary


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