nss, nss-util
2017-06-16 19:22
CVE-2017-5461 firefox-esr
CVE-2017-5461 nss
CVE-2017-5461 firefox
2017-04-27 21:03


An out-of-bounds write flaw was found in the way NSS performed certain Base64-decoding operations. An attacker could use this flaw to create a specially crafted certificate which, when parsed by NSS, could cause it to crash or execute arbitrary code, using the permissions of the user running an application compiled against the NSS library. (CVE-2017-5461 )Upstream acknowledges Ronald Crane as the original reporter.

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Affected package information

Package Patched in
nss nss-3.28.4-1.0.78.amzn1.x86_64
nss nss-3.28.4-1.0.78.amzn1.i686
nss nss-3.28.4-1.0.78.amzn1.src
nss-debuginfo nss-debuginfo-3.28.4-1.0.78.amzn1.x86_64
nss-debuginfo nss-debuginfo-3.28.4-1.0.78.amzn1.i686
nss-devel nss-devel-3.28.4-1.0.78.amzn1.x86_64
nss-devel nss-devel-3.28.4-1.0.78.amzn1.i686
nss-pkcs11-devel nss-pkcs11-devel-3.28.4-1.0.78.amzn1.x86_64
nss-pkcs11-devel nss-pkcs11-devel-3.28.4-1.0.78.amzn1.i686
nss-sysinit nss-sysinit-3.28.4-1.0.78.amzn1.x86_64
nss-sysinit nss-sysinit-3.28.4-1.0.78.amzn1.i686
nss-tools nss-tools-3.28.4-1.0.78.amzn1.x86_64
nss-tools nss-tools-3.28.4-1.0.78.amzn1.i686
nss-util nss-util-3.28.4-1.0.52.amzn1.src
nss-util nss-util-3.28.4-1.0.52.amzn1.i686
nss-util nss-util-3.28.4-1.0.52.amzn1.x86_64
nss-util-debuginfo nss-util-debuginfo-3.28.4-1.0.52.amzn1.x86_64
nss-util-debuginfo nss-util-debuginfo-3.28.4-1.0.52.amzn1.i686
nss-util-devel nss-util-devel-3.28.4-1.0.52.amzn1.x86_64
nss-util-devel nss-util-devel-3.28.4-1.0.52.amzn1.i686