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[RHSA-2012:1091-01] Moderate: nss, nspr, and nss-util security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Red Hat Security Advisory

 

Synopsis: Moderate: nss, nspr, and nss-util security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Advisory ID: RHSA-2012:1091-01

Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1091.html

Issue date: 2012-07-17

CVE Names: CVE-2012-0441

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1. Summary:

 

Updated nss, nss-util, and nspr packages that fix one security issue,

several bugs, and add various enhancements are now available for Red Hat

Enterprise Linux 6.

 

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate

security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,

which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in

the References section.

 

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

 

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6) - i386, x86_64

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Optional (v. 6) - i386, x86_64

Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node (v. 6) - x86_64

Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node Optional (v. 6) - x86_64

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6) - i386, ppc64, s390x, x86_64

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 6) - i386, ppc64, s390x, x86_64

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6) - i386, x86_64

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Optional (v. 6) - i386, x86_64

 

3. Description:

 

Network Security Services (NSS) is a set of libraries designed to support

the cross-platform development of security-enabled client and server

applications. Netscape Portable Runtime (NSPR) provides platform

independence for non-GUI operating system facilities.

 

A flaw was found in the way the ASN.1 (Abstract Syntax Notation One)

decoder in NSS handled zero length items. This flaw could cause the decoder

to incorrectly skip or replace certain items with a default value, or could

cause an application to crash if, for example, it received a

specially-crafted OCSP (Online Certificate Status Protocol) response.

(CVE-2012-0441)

 

The nspr package has been upgraded to upstream version 4.9.1, which

provides a number of bug fixes and enhancements over the previous version.

(BZ#833762)

 

The nss-util package has been upgraded to upstream version 3.13.5, which

provides a number of bug fixes and enhancements over the previous version.

(BZ#833763)

 

The nss package has been upgraded to upstream version 3.13.5, which

provides a number of bug fixes and enhancements over the previous version.

(BZ#834100)

 

All NSS, NSPR, and nss-util users are advised to upgrade to these updated

packages, which correct these issues and add these enhancements. After

installing this update, applications using NSS, NSPR, or nss-util must be

restarted for this update to take effect.

 

4. Solution:

 

Before applying this update, make sure all previously-released errata

relevant to your system have been applied.

 

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to

use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at

https://access.redhat.com/knowledge/articles/11258

 

5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

 

827833 - CVE-2012-0441 nss: NSS parsing errors with zero length items

833762 - Update RHEL 6.x to NSPR 4.9.1 for Mozilla 10.0.6

833763 - Update nss-util on RHEL 6.x to NSS 3.13.5 for Mozilla 10.0.6

834100 - Update RHEL 6.x to NSS 3.13.5 and NSPR 4.9.1 for Mozilla 10.0.6

 

6. Package List:

 

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6):

 

Source:

ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Client/en/os/SRPMS/nspr-4.9.1-2.el6_3.src.rpm

ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Client/en/os/SRPMS/nss-3.13.5-1.el6_3.src.rpm

ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Client/en/os/SRPMS/nss-util-3.13.5-1.el6_3.src.rpm

 

i386:

nspr-4.9.1-2.el6_3.i686.rpm

nspr-debuginfo-4.9.1-2.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-sysinit-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-tools-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-util-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

 

x86_64:

nspr-4.9.1-2.el6_3.i686.rpm

nspr-4.9.1-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nspr-debuginfo-4.9.1-2.el6_3.i686.rpm

nspr-debuginfo-4.9.1-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-sysinit-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-tools-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-util-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-util-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

 

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Optional (v. 6):

 

Source:

ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Client/en/os/SRPMS/nspr-4.9.1-2.el6_3.src.rpm

ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Client/en/os/SRPMS/nss-3.13.5-1.el6_3.src.rpm

ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Client/en/os/SRPMS/nss-util-3.13.5-1.el6_3.src.rpm

 

i386:

nspr-debuginfo-4.9.1-2.el6_3.i686.rpm

nspr-devel-4.9.1-2.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-pkcs11-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-util-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

 

x86_64:

nspr-debuginfo-4.9.1-2.el6_3.i686.rpm

nspr-debuginfo-4.9.1-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nspr-devel-4.9.1-2.el6_3.i686.rpm

nspr-devel-4.9.1-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-pkcs11-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-pkcs11-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-util-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-util-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

 

Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node (v. 6):

 

Source:

ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6ComputeNode/en/os/SRPMS/nspr-4.9.1-2.el6_3.src.rpm

ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6ComputeNode/en/os/SRPMS/nss-3.13.5-1.el6_3.src.rpm

ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6ComputeNode/en/os/SRPMS/nss-util-3.13.5-1.el6_3.src.rpm

 

x86_64:

nspr-4.9.1-2.el6_3.i686.rpm

nspr-4.9.1-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nspr-debuginfo-4.9.1-2.el6_3.i686.rpm

nspr-debuginfo-4.9.1-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-sysinit-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-tools-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-util-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-util-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

 

Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node Optional (v. 6):

 

Source:

ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6ComputeNode/en/os/SRPMS/nspr-4.9.1-2.el6_3.src.rpm

ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6ComputeNode/en/os/SRPMS/nss-3.13.5-1.el6_3.src.rpm

ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6ComputeNode/en/os/SRPMS/nss-util-3.13.5-1.el6_3.src.rpm

 

x86_64:

nspr-debuginfo-4.9.1-2.el6_3.i686.rpm

nspr-debuginfo-4.9.1-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nspr-devel-4.9.1-2.el6_3.i686.rpm

nspr-devel-4.9.1-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-pkcs11-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-pkcs11-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-util-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-util-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

 

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6):

 

Source:

ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Server/en/os/SRPMS/nspr-4.9.1-2.el6_3.src.rpm

ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Server/en/os/SRPMS/nss-3.13.5-1.el6_3.src.rpm

ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Server/en/os/SRPMS/nss-util-3.13.5-1.el6_3.src.rpm

 

i386:

nspr-4.9.1-2.el6_3.i686.rpm

nspr-debuginfo-4.9.1-2.el6_3.i686.rpm

nspr-devel-4.9.1-2.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-sysinit-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-tools-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-util-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-util-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

 

ppc64:

nspr-4.9.1-2.el6_3.ppc.rpm

nspr-4.9.1-2.el6_3.ppc64.rpm

nspr-debuginfo-4.9.1-2.el6_3.ppc.rpm

nspr-debuginfo-4.9.1-2.el6_3.ppc64.rpm

nspr-devel-4.9.1-2.el6_3.ppc.rpm

nspr-devel-4.9.1-2.el6_3.ppc64.rpm

nss-3.13.5-1.el6_3.ppc.rpm

nss-3.13.5-1.el6_3.ppc64.rpm

nss-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.ppc.rpm

nss-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.ppc64.rpm

nss-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.ppc.rpm

nss-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.ppc64.rpm

nss-sysinit-3.13.5-1.el6_3.ppc64.rpm

nss-tools-3.13.5-1.el6_3.ppc64.rpm

nss-util-3.13.5-1.el6_3.ppc.rpm

nss-util-3.13.5-1.el6_3.ppc64.rpm

nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.ppc.rpm

nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.ppc64.rpm

nss-util-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.ppc.rpm

nss-util-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.ppc64.rpm

 

s390x:

nspr-4.9.1-2.el6_3.s390.rpm

nspr-4.9.1-2.el6_3.s390x.rpm

nspr-debuginfo-4.9.1-2.el6_3.s390.rpm

nspr-debuginfo-4.9.1-2.el6_3.s390x.rpm

nspr-devel-4.9.1-2.el6_3.s390.rpm

nspr-devel-4.9.1-2.el6_3.s390x.rpm

nss-3.13.5-1.el6_3.s390.rpm

nss-3.13.5-1.el6_3.s390x.rpm

nss-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.s390.rpm

nss-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.s390x.rpm

nss-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.s390.rpm

nss-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.s390x.rpm

nss-sysinit-3.13.5-1.el6_3.s390x.rpm

nss-tools-3.13.5-1.el6_3.s390x.rpm

nss-util-3.13.5-1.el6_3.s390.rpm

nss-util-3.13.5-1.el6_3.s390x.rpm

nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.s390.rpm

nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.s390x.rpm

nss-util-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.s390.rpm

nss-util-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.s390x.rpm

 

x86_64:

nspr-4.9.1-2.el6_3.i686.rpm

nspr-4.9.1-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nspr-debuginfo-4.9.1-2.el6_3.i686.rpm

nspr-debuginfo-4.9.1-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nspr-devel-4.9.1-2.el6_3.i686.rpm

nspr-devel-4.9.1-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-sysinit-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-tools-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-util-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-util-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-util-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-util-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

 

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 6):

 

Source:

ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Server/en/os/SRPMS/nss-3.13.5-1.el6_3.src.rpm

 

i386:

nss-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-pkcs11-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

 

ppc64:

nss-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.ppc.rpm

nss-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.ppc64.rpm

nss-pkcs11-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.ppc.rpm

nss-pkcs11-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.ppc64.rpm

 

s390x:

nss-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.s390.rpm

nss-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.s390x.rpm

nss-pkcs11-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.s390.rpm

nss-pkcs11-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.s390x.rpm

 

x86_64:

nss-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-pkcs11-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-pkcs11-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

 

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6):

 

Source:

ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Workstation/en/os/SRPMS/nspr-4.9.1-2.el6_3.src.rpm

ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Workstation/en/os/SRPMS/nss-3.13.5-1.el6_3.src.rpm

ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Workstation/en/os/SRPMS/nss-util-3.13.5-1.el6_3.src.rpm

 

i386:

nspr-4.9.1-2.el6_3.i686.rpm

nspr-debuginfo-4.9.1-2.el6_3.i686.rpm

nspr-devel-4.9.1-2.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-sysinit-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-tools-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-util-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-util-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

 

x86_64:

nspr-4.9.1-2.el6_3.i686.rpm

nspr-4.9.1-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nspr-debuginfo-4.9.1-2.el6_3.i686.rpm

nspr-debuginfo-4.9.1-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nspr-devel-4.9.1-2.el6_3.i686.rpm

nspr-devel-4.9.1-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-sysinit-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-tools-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-util-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-util-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-util-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-util-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

 

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Optional (v. 6):

 

Source:

ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Workstation/en/os/SRPMS/nss-3.13.5-1.el6_3.src.rpm

 

i386:

nss-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-pkcs11-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

 

x86_64:

nss-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-debuginfo-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

nss-pkcs11-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

nss-pkcs11-devel-3.13.5-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

 

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and

details on how to verify the signature are available from

https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

 

7. References:

 

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-0441.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-39.html

 

8. Contact:

 

The Red Hat security contact is . More contact

details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

 

Copyright 2012 Red Hat, Inc.

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