Amazon Linux AMI : nss (ALAS-2013-149)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was found that a Certificate Authority (CA) mis-issued two
intermediate certificates to customers. These certificates could be
used to launch man-in-the-middle attacks. This update renders those
certificates as untrusted. This covers all uses of the certificates,
including SSL, S/MIME, and code signing.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?d04251b7

Solution :

Run 'yum update nss' to update your system.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69708 ()

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