Bug 1031458 - (CVE-2013-1741) CVE-2013-1741 nss: Integer truncation in certificate parsing (MFSA 2013-103)
CVE-2013-1741 nss: Integer truncation in certificate parsing (MFSA 2013-103)
Status: NEW
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
unspecified
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=moderate,public=20131119,repor...
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Depends On: 1031463 1031897 1032466 1032468 1032470 1032472
Blocks: 1030811
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Reported: 2013-11-17 22:11 EST by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2018-01-30 18:25 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: nss-3.15.3-2.el5
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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-11-17 22:11:53 EST
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.


Upstream patch:
https://hg.mozilla.org/projects/nss/rev/612d7d1eb9e7

Release notes:
https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/NSS/NSS_3.15.3_release_notes

External Reference:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-103.html


Acknowledgements:

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 00:33:10 EST
Created nss tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1031897]
Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2013-12-05 11:17:14 EST
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 14:03:56 EST
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 2013-12-13 21:52:11 EST
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.

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