Fedora 9 : nss- (2009-1276)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 35595


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This updates adds protection against rogue CA that was generated as a proof-of- concept of the MD5 collision attacks against X509 signatures: http://www.win.tue.nl/hashclash/rogue-ca/ , related to CVE-2004-2761.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected nss package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 35595

File Name: fedora_2009-1276.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/02/05

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:nss, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:9

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/02/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-2761

BID: 33065

FEDORA: 2009-1276

CWE: 310