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 bugzilla/CVE, 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)jessie1:52.3.0-4~deb8u2fixed
nss (PTS)jessie (security), jessie2:3.26-1+debu8u3fixed
stretch (security), stretch2:3.26.2-1.1+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid2:3.38-1fixed

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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