Oracle Linux 8 : nspr / nss (ELSA-2020-3280)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 139397

Synopsis

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

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2020:3280 :

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2020:3280 advisory.

- nss: UAF in sftk_FreeSession due to improper refcounting (CVE-2019-11756)

- nss: Check length of inputs for cryptographic primitives (CVE-2019-17006)

- nss: TLS 1.3 HelloRetryRequest downgrade request sets client into invalid state (CVE-2019-17023)

- nss: Side channel vulnerabilities during RSA key generation (CVE-2020-12402)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected nspr and / or nss packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2020-August/010197.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 139397

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2020-3280.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/7/2020

Updated: 1/26/2022

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:oracle:linux:nspr, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:nspr-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:nss, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:nss-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:nss-softokn, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:nss-softokn-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:nss-softokn-freebl, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:nss-softokn-freebl-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:nss-sysinit, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:nss-tools, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:nss-util, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:nss-util-devel, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:8

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/6/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/8/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-11756, CVE-2019-17006, CVE-2019-17023, CVE-2020-12402

RHSA: 2020:3280