Amazon Linux 2023 : nspr, nspr-devel, nss (ALAS2023-2023-124)

high Nessus Plugin ID 173085

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux 2023 host is missing a security update.

Description

It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ALAS2023-2023-124 advisory.

- An attacker could construct a PKCS 12 cert bundle in such a way that could allow for arbitrary memory writes via PKCS 12 Safe Bag attributes being mishandled. (CVE-2023-0767)

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

Solution

Run 'dnf update nss --releasever=2023.0.20230308' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/AL2023/ALAS-2023-124.html

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/cve/html/CVE-2023-0767.html

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/faqs.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 173085

File Name: al2023_ALAS2023-2023-124.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/21/2023

Updated: 6/12/2023

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-0767

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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:amazon:linux:nspr-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:nss, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:nss-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:nss-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:nss-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:nss-pkcs11-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:nss-softokn, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:nss-softokn-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:nss-softokn-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:nss-softokn-freebl, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:nspr, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:nspr-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:nss-softokn-freebl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:nss-softokn-freebl-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:nss-sysinit, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:nss-sysinit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:nss-tools, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:nss-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:nss-util, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:nss-util-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:nss-util-devel, cpe:/o:amazon:linux:2023

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/6/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/15/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-0767