Fedora 19 : nss-3.15.4-1.fc19 / nss-softokn-3.15.4-1.fc19 / nss-util-3.15.4-1.fc19 (2014-1100)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 72269

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VPR Score: 3.7


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


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


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, nss-softokn and / or nss-util packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 72269

File Name: fedora_2014-1100.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/02/04

Updated: 2020/03/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

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:19

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/01/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1740

BID: 64944

FEDORA: 2014-1100