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computer vulnerability alert CVE-2017-7805

Mozilla NSS: use after free via Verifying Client Authentication

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can force the usage of a freed memory area via Verifying Client Authentication of Mozilla NSS, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Vulnerable products: Debian, Fedora, Firefox, NSS, SeaMonkey, openSUSE Leap, Oracle Communications, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle GlassFish Server, Oracle Identity Management, Solaris, Tuxedo, Oracle Virtual Directory, WebLogic, RHEL, Slackware, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this weakness: 4/4.
Consequences of an attack: user access/rights, denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Hacker's origin: document.
Creation date: 29/09/2017.
Références of this bulletin: bulletinoct2017, cpuapr2018, cpuoct2018, CVE-2017-7805, DLA-1118-1, DLA-1138-1, DSA-3987-1, DSA-3998-1, FEDORA-2017-2e7badfe67, FEDORA-2017-6e2071419d, MFSA-2017-21, MFSA-2017-22, openSUSE-SU-2017:2615-1, openSUSE-SU-2017:2707-1, openSUSE-SU-2017:2710-1, RHSA-2017:2831-01, RHSA-2017:2832-01, SSA:2017-271-01, SUSE-SU-2017:2688-1, SUSE-SU-2017:2872-1, SUSE-SU-2017:2872-2, USN-3431-1, USN-3435-1, USN-3435-2, USN-3436-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-23976.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can force the usage of a freed memory area via Verifying Client Authentication of Mozilla NSS, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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