CVE-2014-1491

NameCVE-2014-1491
DescriptionMozilla 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, does not properly restrict public values in Diffie-Hellman key exchanges, which makes it easier for remote attackers to bypass cryptographic protection mechanisms in ticket handling by leveraging use of a certain value.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-23-1, DSA-2858-1, DSA-2994-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
icedove (PTS)wheezy31.8.0-1~deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)38.8.0-1~deb7u1.1fixed
jessie31.8.0-1~deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)38.8.0-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch38.6.0-1fixed
sid38.7.2-1fixed
iceweasel (PTS)wheezy38.5.0esr-1~deb7u2fixed
wheezy (security)38.8.0esr-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie38.7.1esr-1~deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)38.8.0esr-1~deb8u1fixed
nss (PTS)wheezy2:3.14.5-1+deb7u5fixed
wheezy (security)2:3.14.5-1+deb7u6fixed
jessie2:3.17.2-1.1+deb8u2fixed
jessie (security)2:3.17.2-1.1+deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid2:3.23-2fixed

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
nsssourcesqueeze3.12.8-1+squeeze8medium
nsssourcewheezy2:3.14.5-1+deb7u1mediumDSA-2994-1

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