Debian DSA-3872-1 : nss - security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 100580

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in NSS, a set of cryptographic libraries, which may result in denial of service or information disclosure.

Solution

Upgrade the nss packages.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 2:3.26-1+debu8u2.

See Also

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/nss

https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3872

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 100580

File Name: debian_DSA-3872.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/06/02

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:nss, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/06/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5461, CVE-2017-5462, CVE-2017-7502

DSA: 3872