USN-4060-2: NSS vulnerabilities
16 July 2019
Several security issues were fixed in NSS.
- nss - Network Security Service library
USN-4060-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in nss. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
Henry Corrigan-Gibbs discovered that NSS incorrectly handled importing
certain curve25519 private keys. An attacker could use this issue to cause
NSS to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly obtain
sensitive information. (CVE-2019-11719)
Jonas Allmann discovered that NSS incorrectly handled certain p256-ECDH
public keys. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause NSS to
crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2019-11729)
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.