Scientific Linux Security Update : nss, nss-softokn, nss-util on SL7.x x86_64 (20191210)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 131987

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- nss: Out-of-bounds write when passing an output buffer smaller than the block size to NSC_EncryptUpdate (CVE-2019-11745)

- nss: Empty or malformed p256-ECDH public keys may trigger a segmentation fault (CVE-2019-11729)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?6adcc52e

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 131987

File Name: sl_20191210_nss__nss_softokn__nss_util_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/12/12

Updated: 2020/02/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-11745

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:nss, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:nss-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:nss-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:nss-pkcs11-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:nss-softokn, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:nss-softokn-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:nss-softokn-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:nss-softokn-freebl, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:nss-softokn-freebl-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:nss-sysinit, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:nss-tools, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:nss-util, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:nss-util-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:nss-util-devel, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/12/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/07/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-11729, CVE-2019-11745