Bug 1443348 (CVE-2017-5462) - CVE-2017-5462 nss: DRBG flaw in NSS
Summary: CVE-2017-5462 nss: DRBG flaw in NSS
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2017-5462
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 1440097
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Reported: 2017-04-19 06:44 UTC by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2021-02-17 02:17 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-04-20 09:59:16 UTC


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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2017-04-19 06:44:00 UTC
A flaw in DRBG number generation within the Network Security Services (NSS) library where the internal state V does not correctly carry bits over.


External Reference:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-10/#CVE-2017-5462

Comment 1 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2017-04-19 06:44:08 UTC
Acknowledgments:

Name: the Mozilla project
Upstream: Vladimir Klebanov and Franziskus Kiefer


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