USN-3898-1: NSS vulnerability
27 February 2019
NSS could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.
- nss - Network Security Service library
Hanno Böck and Damian Poddebniak discovered that NSS incorrectly handled
certain CMS functions. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to
cause NSS to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
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, to make all the necessary changes.
- USN-3898-2: nss, libnss3