ALAS-2014-422


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2014-422
Advisory Release Date: 2014-10-01 18:53 Pacific
Severity: Important
References: CVE-2014-1568 

Issue Overview:

A flaw was found in the way NSS parsed ASN.1 (Abstract Syntax Notation One) input from certain RSA signatures. A remote attacker could use this flaw to forge RSA certificates by providing a specially crafted signature to an application using NSS.


Affected Packages:

nss-util


Issue Correction:
Run yum update nss-util to update your system.

New Packages:
i686:
    nss-util-devel-3.16.2-2.4.amzn1.i686
    nss-util-3.16.2-2.4.amzn1.i686
    nss-util-debuginfo-3.16.2-2.4.amzn1.i686

src:
    nss-util-3.16.2-2.4.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    nss-util-debuginfo-3.16.2-2.4.amzn1.x86_64
    nss-util-devel-3.16.2-2.4.amzn1.x86_64
    nss-util-3.16.2-2.4.amzn1.x86_64