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

High Nessus Plugin ID 40522


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


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


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 40522

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-197.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.19 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/08/10

Modified: 2016/11/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/12/03

Reference Information

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

BID: 35888, 35891

MDVSA: 2009:197-3

CWE: 119, 310