Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.10 : nss vulnerability (USN-2088-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Brian Smith discovered that NSS incorrectly handled the TLS False
Start feature. If a remote attacker were able to perform a
man-in-the-middle attack, this flaw could be exploited to spoof SSL
servers.

Solution :

Update the affected libnss3 and / or libnss3-1d packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72116 ()

Bugtraq ID: 64944

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1740