Amazon Linux 2 : nss (ALAS-2018-1095)

High Nessus Plugin ID 118402

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux 2 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/AL2/ALAS-2018-1095.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118402

File Name: al2_ALAS-2018-1095.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/26

Modified: 2018/10/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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:2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12384

ALAS: 2018-1095