Amazon Linux AMI : nss (ALAS-2011-21)

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Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description :

It was found that the Malaysia-based Digicert Sdn. Bhd. subordinate
Certificate Authority (CA) issued HTTPS certificates with weak keys.
This update renders any HTTPS certificates signed by that CA as
untrusted. This covers all uses of the certificates, including SSL,
S/MIME, and code signing. Note: Digicert Sdn. Bhd. is not the same
company as found at digicert.com.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?25211c21

Solution :

Run 'yum update nss' to update your system.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69580 ()

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