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USN-4476-1: NSS vulnerability

27 August 2020

NSS could be made to expose sensitive information if it received a specially crafted input.

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Releases

Packages

  • nss - Network Security Service library

Details

It was discovered that NSS incorrectly handled some inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information.

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Ubuntu Pro provides ten-year security coverage to 25,000+ packages in Main and Universe repositories, and it is free for up to five machines.

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04
Ubuntu 12.04

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.

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