Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 14.10 : nss update (USN-2504-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 81420


The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The NSS package contained outdated CA certificates. This update refreshes the NSS package to version 3.17.4 which includes the latest CA certificate bundle.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected libnss3 and / or libnss3-1d packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81420

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2504-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/02/20

Modified: 2016/05/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libnss3, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libnss3-1d, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.10

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/02/19

Reference Information

BID: 71675

USN: 2504-1