CVE-2014-1490

NameCVE-2014-1490
DescriptionRace condition in libssl in Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS) before 3.15.4, as used in Mozilla Firefox before 27.0, Firefox ESR 24.x before 24.3, Thunderbird before 24.3, SeaMonkey before 2.24, and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via vectors involving a resumption handshake that triggers incorrect replacement of a session ticket.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2858-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
icedove (PTS)wheezy38.7.0-1~deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)1:52.3.0-4~deb7u2fixed
jessie1:45.8.0-3~deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)1:52.3.0-4~deb8u2fixed
stretch (security), stretch1:52.3.0-4~deb9u1fixed
sid1:52.3.0-4fixed
iceweasel (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)38.8.0esr-1~deb7u1fixed
nss (PTS)wheezy2:3.14.5-1+deb7u5vulnerable
wheezy (security)2:3.26-1+debu7u5fixed
jessie2:3.26-1+debu8u2fixed
jessie (security)2:3.26-1+debu8u3fixed
stretch2:3.26.2-1.1fixed
stretch (security)2:3.26.2-1.1+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid2:3.34-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
icedovesource(unstable)24.3.0-1medium
icedovesourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
iceweaselsource(unstable)24.3.0esr-1medium
iceweaselsourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
iceweaselsourcewheezy24.3.0esr-1~deb7u1mediumDSA-2858-1
nsssource(unstable)2:3.15.4-1medium

Notes

[squeeze] - nss <no-dsa> (Too complex to backport)
[wheezy] - nss <no-dsa> (complex to backport)
session tickets must be enabled by the client (mainly browsers)

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