CentOS 7 : nss (CESA-2018:2768)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117832

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for nss is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

Network Security Services (NSS) is a set of libraries designed to
support the cross-platform development of security-enabled client and
server applications.

Security Fix(es) :

* nss: ServerHello.random is all zeros when handling a v2-compatible
ClientHello (CVE-2018-12384)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a
CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s)
listed in the References section.

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this
issue.

Solution

Update the affected nss packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?70f02f94

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 117832

File Name: centos_RHSA-2018-2768.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/01

Modified: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:nss, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:nss-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:nss-pkcs11-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:nss-sysinit, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:nss-tools, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12384

RHSA: 2018:2768