Vulnerability identifier: #VU47197
Vulnerability risk: High
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in Mozilla NSS library when processing input text length while using certain cryptographic primitives. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted data to the application, trigger heap-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.
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Vulnerable software versions
Mozilla NSS: 3.40, 3.40.1, 3.41, 3.41.1, 3.42, 3.42.1, 3.43, 3.44, 3.44.1, 3.45, 3.46
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.