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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118362

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: 2018/10/25

Updated: 2019/05/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3.0

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: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:nss, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:nss-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:nss-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:nss-pkcs11-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:nss-sysinit, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:nss-tools, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/04/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12384

ALAS: 2018-1095