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Debian: Security update for NSS

This update to the NSS cryptographic libraries revokes the trust in the “DigiCert Sdn. Bhd” certificate authority. Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2339-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
November 07, 2011                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : nss
Vulnerability  : several
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2011-3640 
Debian Bug     : 647614

This update to the NSS cryptographic libraries revokes the trust in the
"DigiCert Sdn. Bhd" certificate authority. More information can be found
in the Mozilla Security Blog:
http://blog.mozilla.com/security/2011/11/03/revoking-trust-in-digicert-sdn-bhd-intermediate-certificate-authority/

This update also fixes an insecure load path for pkcs11.txt configuration
file (CVE-2011-3640).

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.12.3.1-0lenny7.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.12.8-1+squeeze4.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.13.1.with.ckbi.1.88-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your nss packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org




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