DescriptionThe __hash_open function in hash.c:229 in Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS) allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (floating point exception and crash) via a crafted cert8.db file.
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)
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs873258

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
nss (PTS)stretch2:3.26.2-1.1+deb9u1vulnerable
stretch (security)2:3.26.2-1.1+deb9u2vulnerable
buster, buster (security)2:3.42.1-1+deb10u3vulnerable
bookworm, sid2:3.70-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


Issues triggered by crafted DBM databases, which would
require local user access to a machine running NSS and
crafting the local DBM files.

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