Amazon Linux AMI : nss (ALAS-2012-108)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A flaw was found in the way the ASN.1 (Abstract Syntax Notation One)
decoder in NSS handled zero length items. This flaw could cause the
decoder to incorrectly skip or replace certain items with a default
value, or could cause an application to crash if, for example, it
received a specially crafted OCSP (Online Certificate Status Protocol)
response. (CVE-2012-0441)

See also :

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2012-108.html

Solution :

Run 'yum update nss' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69598 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0441