Debian DLA-23-1 : nss security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 82171
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Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

CVE-2013-1741

Runaway memset in certificate parsing on 64-bit computers leading to a crash by attempting to write 4Gb of nulls.

CVE-2013-5606

Certificate validation with the verifylog mode did not return validation errors, but instead expected applications to determine the status by looking at the log.

CVE-2014-1491

Ticket handling protection mechanisms bypass due to the lack of restriction of public values in Diffie-Hellman key exchanges.

CVE-2014-1492

Incorrect IDNA domain name matching for wildcard certificates could allow specially crafted invalid certificates to be considered as valid.

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

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2014/07/msg00011.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/squeeze-lts/nss

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 82171

File Name: debian_DLA-23.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/26/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.8

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libnss3-1d, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libnss3-1d-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libnss3-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libnss3-tools, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/31/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1741, CVE-2013-5606, CVE-2014-1491, CVE-2014-1492

BID: 63736, 63737, 65332, 66356