USN-2903-1: NSS vulnerability
17 February 2016
NSS could be made to expose sensitive information.
- nss - Network Security Service library
Hanno Böck discovered that NSS incorrectly handled certain division
functions, possibly leading to cryptographic weaknesses. (CVE-2016-1938)
This update also refreshes the NSS package to version 3.21 which includes
the latest CA certificate bundle, and removes the SPI CA.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
This update uses a new upstream release, which includes additional bug
fixes. After a standard system update you need to restart any applications
that use NSS, such as Evolution and Chromium, to make all the necessary