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computer vulnerability CVE-2017-5461 CVE-2017-5462

Mozilla NSS: two vulnerabilities

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can use several vulnerabilities of Mozilla NSS.
Impacted systems: Blue Coat CAS, Debian, Fedora, Firefox, NSS, Thunderbird, openSUSE Leap, Oracle Communications, Oracle Directory Server, Oracle Directory Services Plus, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle Identity Management, Oracle iPlanet Web Server, Solaris, Tuxedo, WebLogic, Oracle Web Tier, RHEL, Slackware, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Symantec Content Analysis, Ubuntu.
Severity of this alert: 4/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: user access/rights, denial of service on client.
Pirate's origin: document.
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 2.
Creation date: 20/04/2017.
Références of this alert: bulletinapr2017, bulletinjan2019, CERTFR-2017-AVI-126, CERTFR-2017-AVI-134, cpujan2018, cpuoct2017, CVE-2017-5461, CVE-2017-5462, DLA-906-1, DLA-946-1, DSA-3831-1, DSA-3872-1, FEDORA-2017-31c64a0bbf, FEDORA-2017-82265ed89e, FEDORA-2017-87e23bcc34, FEDORA-2017-9042085060, MFSA-2017-10, MFSA-2017-11, MFSA-2017-12, MFSA-2017-13, openSUSE-SU-2017:1099-1, openSUSE-SU-2017:1196-1, openSUSE-SU-2017:1268-1, RHSA-2017:1100-01, RHSA-2017:1101-01, RHSA-2017:1102-01, RHSA-2017:1103-01, SA150, SSA:2017-112-01, SSA:2017-114-01, SUSE-SU-2017:1175-1, SUSE-SU-2017:1248-1, SUSE-SU-2017:1669-1, SUSE-SU-2017:2235-1, USN-3260-1, USN-3260-2, USN-3270-1, USN-3278-1, USN-3372-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-22505.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can use several vulnerabilities of Mozilla NSS.

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow via Base64 Decoding, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code. [severity:4/4; CVE-2017-5461]

An attacker can bypass security features via DRBG Number Generation, in order to obtain sensitive information. [severity:2/4; CVE-2017-5462]
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