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[SECURITY] [DSA 2200-1] nss security update
From: Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm () debian org>
Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2011 19:47:03 +0200

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2200-1                   security () debian org
http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
August 31, 2011                        http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : nss
Vulnerability  : comprimised certificate authority
Problem type   : local(remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : not available

Several unauthorised SSL certificates have been found in the wild issued
for the DigiNotar Certificate Authority, obtained through a security 
compromise with said company. Debian, like other software
distributors, has as a precaution decided to disable the DigiNotar
Root CA by default in the NSS crypto libraries.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.12.8-1+squeeze2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.12.11-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your nss packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

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