Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2011 12:42:31 +0200 From: Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov@...hat.com> To: Reed Loden <reed@...dloden.com> CC: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org>, Elio Maldonado <emaldona@...hat.com>, Robert Relyea <rrelyea@...hat.com> Subject: Re: CVE Request -- nss: Did honour /pkcs11.txt and /secmod.db files by initialization Cc-ing Reed on this post yet, so he could clarify if Mozilla (Security) Team has already assigned a CVE identifier for this one or not. Reed? Thanks && Regards, Jan. -- Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team On 10/24/2011 12:30 PM, Jan Lieskovsky wrote: > Hello Josh, Steve, vendors, > > a security flaw was found in the way nss, the Network Security > Services (NSS) set of libraries, performed their initialization (the > file path for "pkcs11.txt" configuration file was constructed > incorrectly). When that configuration file was loaded from remote WebDAV > or Samba CIFS share, it could lead to arbitrary security module > load, potentially leading to execution of arbitrary code (execution of > code from untrusted security module). > > Upstream bug report: >  https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=641052 > > Other references: >  https://secunia.com/advisories/46557/ >  https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=388045 >  http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=97426#c8 >  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=748379 > > Could you allocate a CVE id for this? (as it looks there isn't one > for this deficiency yet) > > Thank you && Regards, Jan. > -- > Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team
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