Amazon Linux AMI : nss (ALAS-2018-1095)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 118362
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Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

A flaw was found in the way NSS responded to an SSLv2-compatible ClientHello with a ServerHello that had an all-zero random. A man-in-the-middle attacker could use this flaw in a passive replay attack.(CVE-2018-12384)

Solution

Run 'yum update nss' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2018-1095.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118362

File Name: ala_ALAS-2018-1095.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/25/2018

Updated: 5/6/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

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:amazon:linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:nss:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:nss-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:nss-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:nss-pkcs11-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:nss-sysinit:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:nss-tools:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Patch Publication Date: 10/23/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/29/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12384

ALAS: 2018-1095