FreeBSD : NSS -- multiple vulnerabilities (4cb165f0-6e48-423e-8147-92255d35c0f7)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 99553

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Synopsis

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.

Description

Mozilla Foundation reports :

An out-of-bounds write during Base64 decoding operation in the Network Security Services (NSS) library due to insufficient memory being allocated to the buffer. This results in a potentially exploitable crash. The NSS library has been updated to fix this issue to address this issue and Firefox 53 has been updated with NSS version 3.29.5.

A flaw in DRBG number generation within the Network Security Services (NSS) library where the internal state V does not correctly carry bits over. The NSS library has been updated to fix this issue to address this issue and Firefox 53 has been updated with NSS version 3.29.5.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://hg.mozilla.org/projects/nss/rev/99a86619eac9

https://hg.mozilla.org/projects/nss/rev/e126381a3c29

http://www.nessus.org/u?61eb378b

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 99553

File Name: freebsd_pkg_4cb165f06e48423e814792255d35c0f7.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Published: 4/21/2017

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-c6-nss, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-c7-nss, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-f10-nss, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:nss, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 4/19/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/17/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5461, CVE-2017-5462