Fedora 28 : nspr / nss / nss-softokn / nss-util (2018-1a7a5c54c2)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 120262
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Synopsis

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

Description

Updates the nss family of packages to upstream NSPR 4.20 and NSS 3.39.

For details about new functionality and a list of bugs fixed in this release please see the upstream release notes

https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Projects/NSS/NSS_3.39
_release_notes

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website.
Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-1a7a5c54c2

http://www.nessus.org/u?6a93f09e

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 120262

File Name: fedora_2018-1a7a5c54c2.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/3/2019

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:nspr, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:nss, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:nss-softokn, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:nss-util, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:28

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/14/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/29/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12384