Scientific Linux Security Update : mod_nss on SL5.x, SL6.x i386/x86_64

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

Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A flaw was found in the way mod_nss handled the NSSVerifyClient
setting for the per-directory context. When configured to not require
a client certificate for the initial connection and only require it
for a specific directory, mod_nss failed to enforce this requirement
and allowed a client to access the directory when no valid client
certificate was provided. (CVE-2013-4566)

The httpd service must be restarted for this update to take effect.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected mod_nss and / or mod_nss-debuginfo packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71304 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4566

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