OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : nss (OVMSA-2018-0264)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118051

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- Added nss-vendor.patch to change vendor

- Temporarily disable some tests until expired PayPalEE.cert is renewed

- Backport upstream fix for (CVE-2018-12384)

- Remove nss-lockcert-api-change.patch, which turned out to be a mistake (the symbol was not exported from libnss)

- Restore CERT_LockCertTrust and CERT_UnlockCertTrust back in cert.h

- rebuild

- Keep legacy code signing trust flags for backwards compatibility

- Decrease the iteration count of PKCS#12 for compatibility with Windows

- Fix deadlock when a token is re-inserted while a client process is running

- Ignore tests which only works with newer nss-softokn

- Use the correct tarball of NSS 3.36 release

- Ignore EncryptDeriveTest which only works with newer nss-softokn

- Don't skip non-FIPS and ECC test cases in ssl.sh

- Rebase to NSS 3.36.0

- Rebase to NSS 3.36.0 BETA

- Remove upstreamed nss-is-token-present-race.patch

- Revert the upstream changes that default to sql database

- Replace race.patch and nss-3.16-token-init-race.patch with a proper upstream fix

- Don't restrict nss_cycles to sharedb

- Rebase to NSS 3.34.0

Solution

Update the affected nss / nss-sysinit / nss-tools packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?b587c29b

http://www.nessus.org/u?f394e86a

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118051

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2018-0264.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2018/10/11

Modified: 2018/10/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:nss, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:nss-sysinit, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:nss-tools, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.3, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.4

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12384