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Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu Update for nspr USN-2265-1
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'nspr'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
The remote host is missing an update for the 'nspr'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
Abhishek Arya discovered that NSPR incorrectly handled certain
console functions. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause NSPR to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
The default compiler options for affected releases should reduce the
vulnerability to a denial of service.

Affected Software/OS:
nspr on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS,
Ubuntu 13.10,
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS,
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-1545
BugTraq ID: 67975
Debian Security Information: DSA-2955 (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-2960 (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-2962 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2014:0824 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2014:0797 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2014:0819 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2014:0855 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2014:0858 (Google Search)
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2014 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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