Bug 1728436 (CVE-2019-11719) - CVE-2019-11719 nss: Out-of-bounds read when importing curve25519 private key
Summary: CVE-2019-11719 nss: Out-of-bounds read when importing curve25519 private key
Alias: CVE-2019-11719
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: 1770065 1733035 1733036
Blocks: 1729336
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2019-07-10 00:27 UTC by Doran Moppert
Modified: 2020-03-18 04:40 UTC (History)
44 users (show)

Fixed In Version: nss 3.36.8, nss 3.44.1, nss-3.47
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Last Closed: 2019-07-31 01:18:23 UTC

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System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2019:1951 None None None 2019-07-30 19:49:55 UTC

Description Doran Moppert 2019-07-10 00:27:29 UTC
When importing a curve25519 private key in PKCS#8format with leading 0x00 bytes, it is possible to trigger an out-of-bounds read in the Network Security Services (NSS) library. This could lead to information disclosure.

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Comment 1 Doran Moppert 2019-07-10 00:27:32 UTC

Name: the Mozilla project
Upstream: Henry Corrigan-Gibbs

Comment 5 Doran Moppert 2019-07-12 01:26:00 UTC

Firefox on Red Hat Enterprise Linux is built against the system nss library.

Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2019-07-30 19:49:53 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

Via RHSA-2019:1951 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:1951

Comment 8 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-07-31 01:18:23 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):


Comment 9 Joshua Padman 2019-07-31 05:13:11 UTC
This vulnerability is out of security support scope for the following product:
 * Red Hat Enterprise Application Platform 6

Please refer to https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/jboss_notes for more details.

Comment 10 Mark Cooper 2019-10-04 02:45:59 UTC
The library nss-altfiles does not share any import and/or certificate code with nss. 
 * nss-altfiles only reads information from files in same format as /etc/passwd and /etc/group

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