CVE Details

Release Date:2014-07-22


A race condition was found in the way NSS verified certain certificates. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash an application using NSS or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running that application.

See more information about CVE-2014-1544 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v2.0 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 6.8 Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network Attack Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None required Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial Availability Impact: Partial

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 5 (nspr)ELSA-2014-09162014-07-22
Oracle Linux version 5 (nss)ELSA-2014-09162014-07-22
Oracle Linux version 6 (nspr)ELSA-2014-09172014-07-22
Oracle Linux version 6 (nss)ELSA-2014-09172014-07-22
Oracle Linux version 6 (nss-util)ELSA-2014-09172014-07-22
Oracle Linux version 7 (nspr)ELSA-2014-09162014-07-22
Oracle Linux version 7 (nss)ELSA-2014-09162014-07-22
Oracle VM version 3.2 (nspr)OVMSA-2016-00652016-06-20
Oracle VM version 3.2 (nss)OVMSA-2016-00662016-06-20

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