EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : nss-util (EulerOS-SA-2016-1003)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.

Description :

According to the version of the nss-util packages installed, the
EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following
vulnerability :

- A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way
NSS parsed certain ASN.1 structures. An attacker could
use this flaw to create a specially crafted certificate
which, when parsed by NSS, could cause it to crash, or
execute arbitrary code, using the permissions of the
user running an application compiled against the NSS

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

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected nss-util package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Huawei Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99766 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-1950

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