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Red Hat Security Advisory 2015-1699-01

Red Hat Security Advisory 2015-1699-01
Posted Sep 2, 2015
Authored by Red Hat | Site access.redhat.com

Red Hat Security Advisory 2015-1699-01 - Network Security Services is a set of libraries designed to support cross-platform development of security-enabled client and server applications. A flaw was found in the way NSS verified certain ECDSA signatures. Under certain conditions, an attacker could use this flaw to conduct signature forgery attacks.

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advisories | CVE-2015-2730
MD5 | b41f52574157bd72bfb047a006d4725f

Red Hat Security Advisory 2015-1699-01

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Moderate: nss-softokn security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2015:1699-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1699.html
Issue date: 2015-09-01
CVE Names: CVE-2015-2730
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1. Summary:

Updated nss-softokn packages that fix one security issue are now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate security
impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which
gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the
References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client (v. 7) - x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client Optional (v. 7) - x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ComputeNode (v. 7) - x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ComputeNode Optional (v. 7) - x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Optional (v. 6) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node (v. 6) - x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node Optional (v. 6) - x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6) - i386, ppc64, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7) - ppc64, ppc64le, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 7) - x86_64

3. Description:

Network Security Services (NSS) is a set of libraries designed to support
cross-platform development of security-enabled client and server
applications.

A flaw was found in the way NSS verified certain ECDSA (Elliptic Curve
Digital Signature Algorithm) signatures. Under certain conditions, an
attacker could use this flaw to conduct signature forgery attacks.
(CVE-2015-2730)

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

All nss-softokn users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,
which contain a backported patch to correct this issue.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

For details on how to apply this update, refer to:

https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

1236954 - CVE-2015-2730 NSS: ECDSA signature validation fails to handle some signatures correctly (MFSA 2015-64)

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6):

Source:
nss-softokn-3.14.3-23.el6_7.src.rpm

i386:
nss-softokn-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm

x86_64:
nss-softokn-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-3.14.3-23.el6_7.x86_64.rpm
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.14.3-23.el6_7.x86_64.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-3.14.3-23.el6_7.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Optional (v. 6):

i386:
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-devel-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-devel-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm

x86_64:
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.14.3-23.el6_7.x86_64.rpm
nss-softokn-devel-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-devel-3.14.3-23.el6_7.x86_64.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-devel-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-devel-3.14.3-23.el6_7.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node (v. 6):

Source:
nss-softokn-3.14.3-23.el6_7.src.rpm

x86_64:
nss-softokn-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-3.14.3-23.el6_7.x86_64.rpm
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.14.3-23.el6_7.x86_64.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-3.14.3-23.el6_7.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node Optional (v. 6):

x86_64:
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.14.3-23.el6_7.x86_64.rpm
nss-softokn-devel-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-devel-3.14.3-23.el6_7.x86_64.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-devel-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-devel-3.14.3-23.el6_7.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6):

Source:
nss-softokn-3.14.3-23.el6_7.src.rpm

i386:
nss-softokn-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-devel-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-devel-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm

ppc64:
nss-softokn-3.14.3-23.el6_7.ppc.rpm
nss-softokn-3.14.3-23.el6_7.ppc64.rpm
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.14.3-23.el6_7.ppc.rpm
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.14.3-23.el6_7.ppc64.rpm
nss-softokn-devel-3.14.3-23.el6_7.ppc.rpm
nss-softokn-devel-3.14.3-23.el6_7.ppc64.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-3.14.3-23.el6_7.ppc.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-3.14.3-23.el6_7.ppc64.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-devel-3.14.3-23.el6_7.ppc.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-devel-3.14.3-23.el6_7.ppc64.rpm

s390x:
nss-softokn-3.14.3-23.el6_7.s390.rpm
nss-softokn-3.14.3-23.el6_7.s390x.rpm
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.14.3-23.el6_7.s390.rpm
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.14.3-23.el6_7.s390x.rpm
nss-softokn-devel-3.14.3-23.el6_7.s390.rpm
nss-softokn-devel-3.14.3-23.el6_7.s390x.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-3.14.3-23.el6_7.s390.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-3.14.3-23.el6_7.s390x.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-devel-3.14.3-23.el6_7.s390.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-devel-3.14.3-23.el6_7.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
nss-softokn-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-3.14.3-23.el6_7.x86_64.rpm
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.14.3-23.el6_7.x86_64.rpm
nss-softokn-devel-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-devel-3.14.3-23.el6_7.x86_64.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-3.14.3-23.el6_7.x86_64.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-devel-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-devel-3.14.3-23.el6_7.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6):

Source:
nss-softokn-3.14.3-23.el6_7.src.rpm

i386:
nss-softokn-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-devel-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-devel-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm

x86_64:
nss-softokn-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-3.14.3-23.el6_7.x86_64.rpm
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.14.3-23.el6_7.x86_64.rpm
nss-softokn-devel-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-devel-3.14.3-23.el6_7.x86_64.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-3.14.3-23.el6_7.x86_64.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-devel-3.14.3-23.el6_7.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-devel-3.14.3-23.el6_7.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client (v. 7):

Source:
nss-softokn-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.src.rpm

x86_64:
nss-softokn-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.x86_64.rpm
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.x86_64.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client Optional (v. 7):

x86_64:
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.x86_64.rpm
nss-softokn-devel-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-devel-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.x86_64.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-devel-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-devel-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ComputeNode (v. 7):

Source:
nss-softokn-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.src.rpm

x86_64:
nss-softokn-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.x86_64.rpm
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.x86_64.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ComputeNode Optional (v. 7):

x86_64:
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.x86_64.rpm
nss-softokn-devel-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-devel-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.x86_64.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-devel-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-devel-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7):

Source:
nss-softokn-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.src.rpm

ppc64:
nss-softokn-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.ppc.rpm
nss-softokn-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.ppc64.rpm
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.ppc.rpm
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.ppc64.rpm
nss-softokn-devel-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.ppc.rpm
nss-softokn-devel-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.ppc64.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.ppc.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.ppc64.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-devel-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.ppc.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-devel-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.ppc64.rpm

s390x:
nss-softokn-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.s390.rpm
nss-softokn-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.s390x.rpm
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.s390.rpm
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.s390x.rpm
nss-softokn-devel-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.s390.rpm
nss-softokn-devel-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.s390x.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.s390.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.s390x.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-devel-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.s390.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-devel-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
nss-softokn-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.x86_64.rpm
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.x86_64.rpm
nss-softokn-devel-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-devel-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.x86_64.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.x86_64.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-devel-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-devel-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7):

Source:
nss-softokn-3.16.2.3-13.ael7b_1.src.rpm

ppc64le:
nss-softokn-3.16.2.3-13.ael7b_1.ppc64le.rpm
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.16.2.3-13.ael7b_1.ppc64le.rpm
nss-softokn-devel-3.16.2.3-13.ael7b_1.ppc64le.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-3.16.2.3-13.ael7b_1.ppc64le.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-devel-3.16.2.3-13.ael7b_1.ppc64le.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 7):

Source:
nss-softokn-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.src.rpm

x86_64:
nss-softokn-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.x86_64.rpm
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-debuginfo-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.x86_64.rpm
nss-softokn-devel-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-devel-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.x86_64.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.x86_64.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-devel-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.i686.rpm
nss-softokn-freebl-devel-3.16.2.3-13.el7_1.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/

7. References:

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-2730
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2015-64/

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2015 Red Hat, Inc.
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