CVE-2014-1544

NameCVE-2014-1544
DescriptionUse-after-free vulnerability in the CERT_DestroyCertificate function in libnss3.so in Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS) 3.x, as used in Firefox before 31.0, Firefox ESR 24.x before 24.7, and Thunderbird before 24.7, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors that trigger certain improper removal of an NSSCertificate structure from a trust domain.
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)
ReferencesDLA-89-1, DSA-2986-1, DSA-2996-1, DSA-3071-1
NVD severityhigh (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)31.2.0-1high
icedovesourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
icedovesourcewheezy24.7.0-1~deb7u1highDSA-2996-1
iceweaselsource(unstable)31.0-1high
iceweaselsourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
iceweaselsourcewheezy24.7.0esr-1~deb7u1highDSA-2986-1
nsssource(unstable)2:3.16.3-1high
nsssourcesqueeze3.12.8-1+squeeze10highDLA-89-1
nsssourcewheezy2:3.14.5-1+deb7u3highDSA-3071-1

Notes

patch: https://hg.mozilla.org/projects/nss/rev/204f22c527f8
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-63.html

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