Bug 1031458 (CVE-2013-1741)

Summary: CVE-2013-1741 nss: Integer truncation in certificate parsing (MFSA 2013-103)
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala <huzaifas>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
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Version: unspecifiedCC: barry.gestwicki.ctr, security-response-team
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: nss-3.15.3-2.el5 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Bug Depends On: 1031463, 1031897, 1032466, 1032468, 1032470, 1032472    
Bug Blocks: 1030811    

Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-11-18 03:11:53 UTC
Google security researcher Tavis Ormandy reported a runaway memset in certificate parsing on 64-bit computers leading to a crash by attempting to write 4Gb of nulls.

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Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Tavis Ormandy as the original reporter of this issue.

Comment 4 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-11-19 05:33:10 UTC
Created nss tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1031897]

Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2013-12-05 16:17:14 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2013:1791 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1791.html

Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2013-12-12 19:03:56 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2013:1829 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1829.html

Comment 10 Fedora Update System 2013-12-14 02:52:11 UTC
nss-3.15.3-2.fc20, nss-softokn-3.15.3-1.fc20, nss-util-3.15.3-1.fc20, nspr-4.10.2-1.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.