Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : nss (MDVSA-2010:069)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 45449

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Synopsis

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

Description

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in nss :

The TLS protocol, and the SSL protocol 3.0 and possibly earlier, as used in Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0, mod_ssl in the Apache HTTP Server 2.2.14 and earlier, OpenSSL before 0.9.8l, GnuTLS 2.8.5 and earlier, Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS) 3.12.4 and earlier, and other products, does not properly associate renegotiation handshakes with an existing connection, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to insert data into HTTPS sessions, and possibly other types of sessions protected by TLS or SSL, by sending an unauthenticated request that is processed retroactively by a server in a post-renegotiation context, related to a plaintext injection attack, aka the Project Mogul issue (CVE-2009-3555).

Additionally the NSPR package has been upgraded to 4.8.4 that brings numerous upstream fixes.

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0 customers.

This update provides the latest versions of NSS and NSPR libraries and for which NSS is not vulnerable to this attack.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-22.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 45449

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2010-069.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: local

Published: 4/9/2010

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/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, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.0

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: 4/6/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3555

BID: 36935

MDVSA: 2010:069

CWE: 310