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Red Hat: Security update for NSS

Network Security Services (NSS) is a set of libraries designed to support the cross-platform development of security-enabled client and server applications. It was found that a Certificate Authority (CA) mis-issued two intermediate certificates to customers. These certificates could be used to launch man-in-the-middle attacks. This update renders those certificates as untrusted. This covers all uses of the certificates, including SSL, S/MIME, and code signing.

Updated packages are available from ftp.redhat.com.

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                  Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Important: nss, nss-util, and nspr security, bug fix, and enhancement update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2013:0213-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0213.html
Issue date:        2013-01-31
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1. Summary:

Updated nss, nss-util, and nspr packages that fix one security issue,
various bugs, and add enhancements are now available for Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
important security impact.

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.

It was found that a Certificate Authority (CA) mis-issued two intermediate
certificates to customers. These certificates could be used to launch
man-in-the-middle attacks. This update renders those certificates as
untrusted. This covers all uses of the certificates, including SSL, S/MIME,
and code signing. (BZ#890605)

Note: This fix only applies to applications using the NSS Builtin Object
Token. It does not render the certificates untrusted for applications that
use the NSS library, but do not use the NSS Builtin Object Token.

In addition, the nss package has been upgraded to upstream version 3.13.6,
the nss-util package has been upgraded to upstream version 3.13.6, and the
nspr package has been upgraded to upstream version 4.9.2. These updates
provide a number of bug fixes and enhancements over the previous versions.
(BZ#891663, BZ#891670, BZ#891661)

Users of NSS, NSPR, and nss-util are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which fix 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/):

890605 - nss: Dis-trust TURKTRUST mis-issued *.google.com certificate
891661 - [RFE] Rebase nspr to 4.9.2 due to Firefox 17 ESR
891663 - [RFE] Rebase to NSS >= 3.13.6
891670 - [RFE] Rebase to NSS-UTIL >= 3.13.6

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Client/en/os/SRPMS/nspr-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.src.rpm
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Client/en/os/SRPMS/nss-3.13.6-2.el6_3.src.rpm
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Client/en/os/SRPMS/nss-util-3.13.6-1.el6_3.src.rpm

i386:
nspr-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.i686.rpm
nspr-debuginfo-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.i686.rpm
nss-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-debuginfo-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-sysinit-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-tools-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-util-3.13.6-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.6-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

x86_64:
nspr-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.i686.rpm
nspr-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.x86_64.rpm
nspr-debuginfo-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.i686.rpm
nspr-debuginfo-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.x86_64.rpm
nss-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-3.13.6-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
nss-debuginfo-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-debuginfo-3.13.6-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
nss-sysinit-3.13.6-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
nss-tools-3.13.6-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
nss-util-3.13.6-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-util-3.13.6-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.6-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.6-1.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-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.src.rpm
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Client/en/os/SRPMS/nss-3.13.6-2.el6_3.src.rpm
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Client/en/os/SRPMS/nss-util-3.13.6-1.el6_3.src.rpm

i386:
nspr-debuginfo-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.i686.rpm
nspr-devel-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.i686.rpm
nss-debuginfo-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-devel-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-pkcs11-devel-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.6-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-util-devel-3.13.6-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

x86_64:
nspr-debuginfo-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.i686.rpm
nspr-debuginfo-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.x86_64.rpm
nspr-devel-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.i686.rpm
nspr-devel-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.x86_64.rpm
nss-debuginfo-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-debuginfo-3.13.6-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
nss-devel-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-devel-3.13.6-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
nss-pkcs11-devel-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-pkcs11-devel-3.13.6-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.6-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.6-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
nss-util-devel-3.13.6-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-util-devel-3.13.6-1.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-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.src.rpm
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6ComputeNode/en/os/SRPMS/nss-3.13.6-2.el6_3.src.rpm
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6ComputeNode/en/os/SRPMS/nss-util-3.13.6-1.el6_3.src.rpm

x86_64:
nspr-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.i686.rpm
nspr-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.x86_64.rpm
nspr-debuginfo-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.i686.rpm
nspr-debuginfo-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.x86_64.rpm
nss-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-3.13.6-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
nss-debuginfo-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-debuginfo-3.13.6-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
nss-sysinit-3.13.6-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
nss-tools-3.13.6-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
nss-util-3.13.6-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-util-3.13.6-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.6-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.6-1.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-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.src.rpm
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6ComputeNode/en/os/SRPMS/nss-3.13.6-2.el6_3.src.rpm
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6ComputeNode/en/os/SRPMS/nss-util-3.13.6-1.el6_3.src.rpm

x86_64:
nspr-debuginfo-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.i686.rpm
nspr-debuginfo-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.x86_64.rpm
nspr-devel-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.i686.rpm
nspr-devel-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.x86_64.rpm
nss-debuginfo-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-debuginfo-3.13.6-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
nss-devel-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-devel-3.13.6-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
nss-pkcs11-devel-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-pkcs11-devel-3.13.6-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.6-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.6-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
nss-util-devel-3.13.6-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-util-devel-3.13.6-1.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-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.src.rpm
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Server/en/os/SRPMS/nss-3.13.6-2.el6_3.src.rpm
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Server/en/os/SRPMS/nss-util-3.13.6-1.el6_3.src.rpm

i386:
nspr-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.i686.rpm
nspr-debuginfo-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.i686.rpm
nspr-devel-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.i686.rpm
nss-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-debuginfo-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-devel-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-sysinit-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-tools-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-util-3.13.6-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.6-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-util-devel-3.13.6-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

ppc64:
nspr-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.ppc.rpm
nspr-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.ppc64.rpm
nspr-debuginfo-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.ppc.rpm
nspr-debuginfo-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.ppc64.rpm
nspr-devel-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.ppc.rpm
nspr-devel-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.ppc64.rpm
nss-3.13.6-2.el6_3.ppc.rpm
nss-3.13.6-2.el6_3.ppc64.rpm
nss-debuginfo-3.13.6-2.el6_3.ppc.rpm
nss-debuginfo-3.13.6-2.el6_3.ppc64.rpm
nss-devel-3.13.6-2.el6_3.ppc.rpm
nss-devel-3.13.6-2.el6_3.ppc64.rpm
nss-sysinit-3.13.6-2.el6_3.ppc64.rpm
nss-tools-3.13.6-2.el6_3.ppc64.rpm
nss-util-3.13.6-1.el6_3.ppc.rpm
nss-util-3.13.6-1.el6_3.ppc64.rpm
nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.6-1.el6_3.ppc.rpm
nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.6-1.el6_3.ppc64.rpm
nss-util-devel-3.13.6-1.el6_3.ppc.rpm
nss-util-devel-3.13.6-1.el6_3.ppc64.rpm

s390x:
nspr-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.s390.rpm
nspr-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.s390x.rpm
nspr-debuginfo-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.s390.rpm
nspr-debuginfo-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.s390x.rpm
nspr-devel-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.s390.rpm
nspr-devel-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.s390x.rpm
nss-3.13.6-2.el6_3.s390.rpm
nss-3.13.6-2.el6_3.s390x.rpm
nss-debuginfo-3.13.6-2.el6_3.s390.rpm
nss-debuginfo-3.13.6-2.el6_3.s390x.rpm
nss-devel-3.13.6-2.el6_3.s390.rpm
nss-devel-3.13.6-2.el6_3.s390x.rpm
nss-sysinit-3.13.6-2.el6_3.s390x.rpm
nss-tools-3.13.6-2.el6_3.s390x.rpm
nss-util-3.13.6-1.el6_3.s390.rpm
nss-util-3.13.6-1.el6_3.s390x.rpm
nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.6-1.el6_3.s390.rpm
nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.6-1.el6_3.s390x.rpm
nss-util-devel-3.13.6-1.el6_3.s390.rpm
nss-util-devel-3.13.6-1.el6_3.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
nspr-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.i686.rpm
nspr-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.x86_64.rpm
nspr-debuginfo-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.i686.rpm
nspr-debuginfo-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.x86_64.rpm
nspr-devel-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.i686.rpm
nspr-devel-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.x86_64.rpm
nss-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-3.13.6-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
nss-debuginfo-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-debuginfo-3.13.6-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
nss-devel-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-devel-3.13.6-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
nss-sysinit-3.13.6-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
nss-tools-3.13.6-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
nss-util-3.13.6-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-util-3.13.6-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.6-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.6-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
nss-util-devel-3.13.6-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-util-devel-3.13.6-1.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-3.13.6-2.el6_3.src.rpm

i386:
nss-debuginfo-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-pkcs11-devel-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm

ppc64:
nss-debuginfo-3.13.6-2.el6_3.ppc.rpm
nss-debuginfo-3.13.6-2.el6_3.ppc64.rpm
nss-pkcs11-devel-3.13.6-2.el6_3.ppc.rpm
nss-pkcs11-devel-3.13.6-2.el6_3.ppc64.rpm

s390x:
nss-debuginfo-3.13.6-2.el6_3.s390.rpm
nss-debuginfo-3.13.6-2.el6_3.s390x.rpm
nss-pkcs11-devel-3.13.6-2.el6_3.s390.rpm
nss-pkcs11-devel-3.13.6-2.el6_3.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
nss-debuginfo-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-debuginfo-3.13.6-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
nss-pkcs11-devel-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-pkcs11-devel-3.13.6-2.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-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.src.rpm
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Workstation/en/os/SRPMS/nss-3.13.6-2.el6_3.src.rpm
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Workstation/en/os/SRPMS/nss-util-3.13.6-1.el6_3.src.rpm

i386:
nspr-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.i686.rpm
nspr-debuginfo-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.i686.rpm
nspr-devel-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.i686.rpm
nss-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-debuginfo-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-devel-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-sysinit-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-tools-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-util-3.13.6-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.6-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-util-devel-3.13.6-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

x86_64:
nspr-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.i686.rpm
nspr-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.x86_64.rpm
nspr-debuginfo-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.i686.rpm
nspr-debuginfo-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.x86_64.rpm
nspr-devel-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.i686.rpm
nspr-devel-4.9.2-0.el6_3.1.x86_64.rpm
nss-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-3.13.6-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
nss-debuginfo-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-debuginfo-3.13.6-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
nss-devel-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-devel-3.13.6-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
nss-sysinit-3.13.6-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
nss-tools-3.13.6-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
nss-util-3.13.6-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-util-3.13.6-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.6-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-util-debuginfo-3.13.6-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
nss-util-devel-3.13.6-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-util-devel-3.13.6-1.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-3.13.6-2.el6_3.src.rpm

i386:
nss-debuginfo-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-pkcs11-devel-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm

x86_64:
nss-debuginfo-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-debuginfo-3.13.6-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
nss-pkcs11-devel-3.13.6-2.el6_3.i686.rpm
nss-pkcs11-devel-3.13.6-2.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

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7. References:

https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-20.html

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>.  More contact
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Copyright 2013 Red Hat, Inc.
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