OracleVM 3.2 : nspr (OVMSA-2016-0065)

high Nessus Plugin ID 91746
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The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.


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

- Rebase to NSPR 4.11

- Resolves: Bug 1297943 - Rebase RHEL 5.11.z to NSPR 4.11 in preparation for Firefox 45

- Resolves: Bug 1269359 - (CVE-2015-7183)

- nspr: heap-buffer overflow in PL_ARENA_ALLOCATE can lead to crash (under ASAN), potential memory corruption [rhel-5.11.z]

- Rebase to nspr-4.10.8

- Resolves: Bug 1200921 - Rebase nspr to 4.10.8 for Firefox 38 ESR

- Rebase to nspr-4.10.6

- Resolves: Bug 1110857 - Rebase nspr in RHEL 5.11 to NSPR 4.10.6 for FF31

- Retagging

- Resolves: rhbz#1032468

- Remove an unused patch

- Resolves: rhbz#1032468 - CVE-2013-5605 CVE-2013-5606 (CVE-2013-1741) nss: various flaws [rhel-5.11]

- Update to nspr-4.10.2

- Resolves: rhbz#1032468 - CVE-2013-5605 CVE-2013-5606 (CVE-2013-1741) nss: various flaws [rhel-5.11]

- Retagging to fix an inconsitency in the release tags

- Resolves: rhbz#1002641 - Rebase RHEL 5 to NSPR 4.10 (for FF 24.x)

- Rebase to nspr-4.10.0

- Resolves: rhbz#1002641 - Rebase RHEL 5 to NSPR 4.10 (for FF 24.x)

- Resolves: rhbz#737704 - Fix spec file test script typo and enable running the test suites

- Resolves: rhbz#919183 - Rebase to nspr-4.9.5

- Resolves: rhbz#883777- [RFE] Rebase nspr to 4.9.2 due to Firefox 17 ESR

- Resolves: rhbz#633519 - pthread_key_t leak and memory corruption

- Resolves: rhbz#831654 - Fix %post and %postun

- Updated License: to MPLv2.0 per upstream

- Resolves: rhbz#831654 - Pick up fixes from the rhel-5.8 branch

- Regenerated nspr-config-pc.patch passes the the rpmdiff tests

- Resolves: rhbz#831654 - restore top section of nspr-config-pc.patch

- Needed to prevent multilib regressions

- Resolves: rhbz#831654 - revert unwanted changes to nspr.pc

- [email protected]/nspr4 [email protected] in the patch

- Update to NSPR_4_9_1_RTM

- Resolves: rhbz#831654

- rebuilt

- Resolves: Bug 772945 - [RFE] Async update nspr to make firefox 10 LTS rebase possible

- Update to 4.8.9

- Bumping the relase tag so it's higher than the one in 5.7-z

- Update to 4.8.8


Update the affected nspr package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91746

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0065.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Published: 6/22/2016

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.8


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:oracle:vm:nspr, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.2

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/21/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/18/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1741, CVE-2013-5605, CVE-2013-5606, CVE-2015-7183

BID: 63736, 63737, 63738