RHEL 6 : nss (RHSA-2018:2898)

High Nessus Plugin ID 118030

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat 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 packages.

See Also

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018-2898.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2018-12384.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118030

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-2898.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/10

Modified: 2018/10/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:nss, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:nss-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:nss-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:nss-pkcs11-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:nss-sysinit, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:nss-tools, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12384

RHSA: 2018:2898