USN-2088-1: NSS vulnerability
23 January 2014
NSS could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.
- nss - Network Security Service library
Brian Smith discovered that NSS incorrectly handled the TLS False Start
feature. If a remote attacker were able to perform a machine-in-the-middle
attack, this flaw could be exploited to spoof SSL servers.
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 NSS, such as Evolution and Chromium, to make all the necessary changes.