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CVE-2012-0441

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2012-06-05
Bugzilla: 827833: CVE-2012-0441 nss: NSS parsing errors with zero length items
IAVA: 2012-A-0189

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The ASN.1 decoder in the QuickDER decoder in Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS) before 3.13.4, as used in Firefox 4.x through 12.0, Firefox ESR 10.x before 10.0.5, Thunderbird 5.0 through 12.0, Thunderbird ESR 10.x before 10.0.5, and SeaMonkey before 2.10, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a zero-length item, as demonstrated by (1) a zero-length basic constraint or (2) a zero-length field in an OCSP response.

Find out more about CVE-2012-0441 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 RHSA-2012:1090 July 17, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 RHSA-2012:1091 July 17, 2012

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