Security update for mozilla-nspr, mozilla-nss

SUSE Security Update: Security update for mozilla-nspr, mozilla-nss
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:14418-1
Rating: important
References: #1141322 #1158527 #1159819 #1168669 #1169746 #1170908 #1171978 #1173032
Cross-References:CVE-2019-11727 CVE-2019-11745 CVE-2019-17006 CVE-2020-12399 CVE-2020-12402
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS

An update that solves 5 vulnerabilities and has three fixes is now available.


This update for mozilla-nspr, mozilla-nss fixes the following issues:
mozilla-nss was updated to version 3.53.1

  • CVE-2019-11745: Out-of-bounds write when passing an output buffer smaller than the block size to NSC_EncryptUpdate
  • CVE-2020-12402: Fixed a potential side channel attack during RSA key generation (bsc#1173032).
  • CVE-2020-12399: Fixed a timing attack on DSA signature generation (bsc#1171978).
  • CVE-2019-17006: Added length checks for cryptographic primitives (bsc#1159819).
  • CVE-2019-11727: A vulnerability exists where it possible to force Network Security Services (NSS) to sign CertificateVerify with PKCS#1 v1.5 signatures when those are the only ones advertised by server in CertificateRequest in TLS 1.3. PKCS#1 v1.5 signatures should not be used for TLS 1.3 messages.
  • Fixed various FIPS issues in libfreebl3 which were causing segfaults in the test suite of chrony (bsc#1168669).
  • Fixed an issue where Firefox tab was crashing (bsc#1170908).

Release notes: ase_notes
mozilla-nspr was updated to version 4.25.

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch slessp4-mozilla-nss-nspr-202007-14418=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS (i586 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • mozilla-nspr-4.25-29.12.2
    • mozilla-nspr-devel-4.25-29.12.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS (ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • mozilla-nspr-32bit-4.25-29.12.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS (i586 x86_64):
    • libfreebl3-3.53.1-38.23.1
    • libsoftokn3-3.53.1-38.23.1
    • mozilla-nss-3.53.1-38.23.1
    • mozilla-nss-certs-3.53.1-38.23.1
    • mozilla-nss-devel-3.53.1-38.23.1
    • mozilla-nss-tools-3.53.1-38.23.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS (x86_64):
    • libfreebl3-32bit-3.53.1-38.23.1
    • libsoftokn3-32bit-3.53.1-38.23.1
    • mozilla-nss-32bit-3.53.1-38.23.1
    • mozilla-nss-certs-32bit-3.53.1-38.23.1