Fedora 20 : nss-3.15.4-1.fc20 / nss-softokn-3.15.4-1.fc20 / nss-util-3.15.4-1.fc20 (2014-1120)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 72050

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VPR Score: 3.7

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Update of the nss, nss-softokn, and nss-util packages to nss-3.15.4, a patch release for NSS 3.15 which includes the following security-relevant bug :

(CVE-2013-1740) When false start is enabled, libssl will sometimes return unencrypted, unauthenticated data from PR_Recv

For further details refer to the nss upstream release notes at

https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/NSS/NSS_3.15.4_release_notes

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.

Solution

Update the affected nss, nss-softokn and / or nss-util packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1053725

http://www.nessus.org/u?0f78d44f

http://www.nessus.org/u?451ef35a

http://www.nessus.org/u?6c7c4bd7

http://www.nessus.org/u?5edbe705

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 72050

File Name: fedora_2014-1120.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/01/21

Updated: 2020/03/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:nss, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:nss-softokn, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:nss-util, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:20

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/01/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1740

FEDORA: 2014-1120