CVE-2014-1568

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2014-09-24
IAVA:
2016-A-0293
CWE:
CWE-347
Bugzilla:
1145429: CVE-2014-1568 nss: RSA PKCS#1 signature verification forgery flaw (MFSA 2014-73)
A flaw was found in the way NSS parsed ASN.1 (Abstract Syntax Notation One) input from certain RSA signatures. A remote attacker could use this flaw to forge RSA certificates by providing a specially crafted signature to an application using NSS.

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CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extended Update Support 6.4 (nss) RHSA-2014:1371 2014-10-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.9 server) (nss) RHSA-2014:1371 2014-10-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Long Life (v. 5.6 server) (nss) RHSA-2014:1371 2014-10-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (nss) RHSA-2014:1307 2014-09-26
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Update Support 6.2 (nss) RHSA-2014:1371 2014-10-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (nss) RHSA-2014:1307 2014-09-26
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extended Lifecycle Support 4 (nss) RHSA-2014:1371 2014-10-10
RHEV Manager 3 (rhev-hypervisor6) RHSA-2014:1354 2014-10-02
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (nss) RHSA-2014:1307 2014-09-26

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Antoine Delignat-Lavaud and Intel Product Security Incident Response Team as the original reporters.

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