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USN-4203-1: NSS vulnerability

27 November 2019

NSS could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially crafted input.

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Releases

Packages

  • nss - Network Security Service library

Details

It was discovered that NSS incorrectly handled certain memory operations. A
remote attacker could use this issue to cause NSS to crash, resulting in a
denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

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Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 19.10
Ubuntu 19.04
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

After a standard system update you need to restart any applications that
use NSS, such as Evolution, to make all the necessary changes.

References

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