Bug 1471171 (CVE-2017-7805) - CVE-2017-7805 nss: Potential use-after-free in TLS 1.2 server when verifying client authentication
Summary: CVE-2017-7805 nss: Potential use-after-free in TLS 1.2 server when verifying ...
Alias: CVE-2017-7805
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1473508 1473509 1473510 1473511 1496926
Blocks: 1471174
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2017-07-14 15:05 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2021-02-17 01:56 UTC (History)
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A use-after-free flaw was found in the TLS 1.2 implementation in the NSS library when client authentication was used. A malicious client could use this flaw to cause an application compiled against NSS to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the permission of the user running the application.
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Last Closed: 2017-09-29 02:18:17 UTC

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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2017:2832 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: nss security update 2017-09-29 03:58:01 UTC

Description Adam Mariš 2017-07-14 15:05:22 UTC
Potential use-after-free vulnerability in nss in TLS 1.2 server when verifying client authentication was found.

Upstream bug:


Comment 10 Doran Moppert 2017-09-28 04:25:39 UTC

Name: the Mozilla project
Upstream: Martin Thomson

Comment 13 Tomas Hoger 2017-09-28 19:00:22 UTC
Created nss tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1496926]

Comment 14 errata-xmlrpc 2017-09-28 23:58:47 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2017:2832 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2832

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