CentOS 6 : nss (CESA-2018:2898)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 118022
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.

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 6.

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?b07ac0f3

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118022

File Name: centos_RHSA-2018-2898.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/10/2018

Updated: 12/31/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-12384

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:centos:centos:6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:centos:centos:nss:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:centos:centos:nss-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:centos:centos:nss-pkcs11-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:centos:centos:nss-tools:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:centos:centos:nss-sysinit:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/CentOS/release, Host/CentOS/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 10/9/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/29/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12384

RHSA: 2018:2898