Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : nss (MDVSA-2009:197-3)

high Nessus Plugin ID 40522
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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

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

Description

Security issues in nss prior to 3.12.3 could lead to a man-in-the-middle attack via a spoofed X.509 certificate (CVE-2009-2408) and md2 algorithm flaws (CVE-2009-2409), and also cause a denial-of-service and possible code execution via a long domain name in X.509 certificate (CVE-2009-2404).

This update provides the latest versions of NSS and NSPR libraries which are not vulnerable to those attacks.

Update :

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0 customers

Solution

Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 40522

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-197.nasl

Version: 1.23

Type: local

Published: 8/10/2009

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64nspr-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64nspr4, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64nss-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64nss-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64nss3, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libnspr-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libnspr4, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libnss-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libnss-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libnss3, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nss, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/3/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2404, CVE-2009-2408, CVE-2009-2409

BID: 35888, 35891

MDVSA: 2009:197-3

CWE: 119, 310