OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : nss-util (OVMSA-2016-0034)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 89818


The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.


The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- Actually apply the fix for CVE-2016-1950 from NSS ...

- Rebuild to ensure use of correct NSPR.

- Include the fix for CVE-2016-1950 from NSS


Update the affected nss-util package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 89818

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0034.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/03/10

Modified: 2017/02/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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


Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:nss-util, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.3, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.4

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/03/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1950

OSVDB: 135603