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; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-2858-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian/oldstablepackages icedove, iceweasel, nss are vulnerable.
Debian/stablepackage nss is vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
icedove (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze3.0.11-1+squeeze15vulnerable
wheezy31.3.0-1~deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)31.5.0-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie31.4.0-2fixed
sid31.5.0-1fixed
iceweasel (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze3.5.16-20vulnerable
wheezy31.3.0esr-1~deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)31.5.0esr-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie, sid31.5.0esr-1fixed
nss (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze3.12.8-1+squeeze7vulnerable
squeeze (lts)3.12.8-1+squeeze11vulnerable
wheezy, wheezy (security)2:3.14.5-1+deb7u3vulnerable
jessie, sid2:3.17.2-1.1fixed

The information above 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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