Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2011 10:32:56 -0400 (EDT) From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: Elio Maldonado <emaldona@...hat.com>, Robert Relyea <rrelyea@...hat.com>, "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org>, Reed Loden <reed@...dloden.com> Subject: Re: CVE Request -- nss: Did honour /pkcs11.txt and /secmod.db files by initialization Reed asked me to give this a CVE id. Please use CVE-2011-3640 Thanks. -- JB ----- Original Message ----- > 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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