USN-1763-2: NSPR update
14 March 2013
NSPR update to work with the new NSS.
- nspr - NetScape Portable Runtime Library
USN-1763-1 fixed a vulnerability in NSS. This update provides the NSPR
needed to use the new NSS.
Original advisory details:
Nadhem Alfardan and Kenny Paterson discovered that the TLS protocol as used
in NSS was vulnerable to a timing side-channel attack known as the
"Lucky Thirteen" issue. A remote attacker could use this issue to perform
plaintext-recovery attacks via analysis of timing data.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system update you need to restart any applications that
use NSPR, such as Evolution and Chromium, to make all the necessary changes.