USN-4417-2: NSS vulnerability
6 July 2020
NSS could be made to expose sensitive information.
- nss - Network Security Service library
USN-4417-1 fixed a vulnerability in NSS. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
Cesar Pereida, Billy Bob Brumley, Yuval Yarom, and Nicola Tuveri discovered
that NSS incorrectly handled RSA key generation. A local attacker could
possibly use this issue to perform a timing attack and recover RSA keys.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.
- USN-4417-1: nss, libnss3-nssdb, libnss3, libnss3-dev, libnss3-tools, libnss3-1d