USN-2087-1: NSPR vulnerability
23 January 2014
NSPR could be made to crash or run programs if it received a specially crafted certificate.
- nspr - NetScape Portable Runtime Library
It was discovered that NSPR incorrectly handled certain malformed X.509
certificates. A remote attacker could use a crafted X.509 certificate to
cause NSPR to crash, leading to a denial of service, or possibly execute
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make
all the necessary changes.