CentOS 8 : nss and nspr (CESA-2019:1951)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 145690
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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote CentOS Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2019:1951 advisory.

- nss: NULL pointer dereference in several CMS functions resulting in a denial of service (CVE-2018-18508)

- nss: Out-of-bounds read when importing curve25519 private key (CVE-2019-11719)

- nss: PKCS#1 v1.5 signatures can be used for TLS 1.3 (CVE-2019-11727)

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

- nss: Handling of Netscape Certificate Sequences in CERT_DecodeCertPackage() may crash with a NULL deref leading to DoS (CVE-2019-17007)

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 packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:1951

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 145690

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2019-1951.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/29/2021

Updated: 3/23/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-11727

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/30/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/22/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-18508, CVE-2019-11719, CVE-2019-11727, CVE-2019-11729, CVE-2019-17007

BID: 107257, 109085, 109086

RHSA: 2019:1951