Scientific Linux Security Update : mod_nss on SL7.x x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

The following packages have been upgraded to a newer upstream version:
mod_nss (1.0.14).

Security Fix(es) :

- A flaw was found in the way mod_nss parsed certain
OpenSSL-style cipher strings. As a result, mod_nss could
potentially use ciphers that were not intended to be
enabled. (CVE-2016-3099)

This issue was discovered by Rob Crittenden (Red Hat).

Additional Changes :

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?8cee7b3e

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

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

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95848 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-3099

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