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Sun Alert 102896 Directory Server May Hang Due to a Memory Leak in the Network Security Services (NSS) Software

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Product: Sun Java System Directory Server 5.2, Sun Java System Directory Server Enterprise Edition

A local or remote unprivileged user may be able to cause the Sun Java System Directory Server 5.2 to become unresponsive or hang. This is a Denial of Service (DoS) due to a memory leak in the Network Security Services (NSS) software.

NSS is an open source project which adds support for SSL, S/MIME, and other Internet security standards to the Sun Java Enterprise System. Further information about NSS can be found at:

This issue is also described in CVE-2006-3127 at:

Avoidance: Patch, Workaround
State: Resolved
First released: 27-Apr-2007

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