|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2014-1912|
|Date Published:||19 Oct 2014|
|Last Updated:||19 Nov 2017|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Mozilla Foundation Network Security Services prior to 188.8.131.52 |
Mozilla Foundation Network Security Services prior to 3.16.5
Mozilla Foundation Network Security Services prior to 3.17.1
|Vulnerability Description||An RSA signature forgery vulnerability exists in Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS), the cryptographic library used in many applications including Firefox and Google Chrome. The vulnerability is a result of improper verification of RSA signatures due to incorrect ASN.1 parsing of the DigestInfo structure. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by providing a forged certificate e.g. for a legitimate website. Successful exploitation would result in successful verification of the forged certificate, which could lead to information disclosure, spoofing and policy bypass.|
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update.For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Mozilla Network Security Services RSA Signature Forgery