Debian DSA-4726-1 : nss - security update

critical Nessus Plugin ID 138646

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in NSS, a set of cryptographic libraries, which may result in side channel/timing attacks or denial of service.

Solution

Upgrade the nss packages.

For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 2:3.42.1-1+deb10u3.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/nss

https://packages.debian.org/source/buster/nss

https://www.debian.org/security/2020/dsa-4726

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 138646

File Name: debian_DSA-4726.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/20/2020

Updated: 10/28/2020

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-17006

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:nss, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:10.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/17/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/8/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-17006, CVE-2019-17023, CVE-2020-12399, CVE-2020-12402

DSA: 4726