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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118051


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


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

- Restore CERT_LockCertTrust and CERT_UnlockCertTrust back
in cert.h

- rebuild

- Keep legacy code signing trust flags for backwards

- 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

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

- 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


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

See Also

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12384