Fedora 9 : nss-3.12.2.0-2.fc9 (2009-1276)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This updates adds protection against rogue CA that was generated as a
proof-of- concept of the MD5 collision attacks against X509
signatures: http://www.win.tue.nl/hashclash/rogue-ca/ , related to
CVE-2004-2761.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.win.tue.nl/hashclash/rogue-ca/
http://www.nessus.org/u?8ba588ba

Solution :

Update the affected nss package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35595 (fedora_2009-1276.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 33065

CVE ID: CVE-2004-2761

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