openSUSE Security Update : mozilla-nss (openSUSE-2017-504)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 99618
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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

Mozilla-nss was updated to 3.28.4 to fix the following issues :

Security issues :

- CVE-2016-9574: Allow use of session tickets when there is no ticket wrapping key (boo#1015499, bmo#1320695)

Non security issues :

- A rare crash when initializing an SSL socket fails has been fixed (bmo#1342358)

- Rare crashes in the base 64 decoder and encoder were fixed (bmo#1344380)

- A carry over bug in the RNG was fixed (bmo#1345089)

- Fixed hash computation (boo#1030071, bmo#1348767)

This update also contains a rebuild of java-1_8_0-openjdk as the java security provider is very closely tied to the mozilla nss API.

Solution

Update the affected mozilla-nss packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1015499

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1030071

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 99618

File Name: openSUSE-2017-504.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/24/2017

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:java-1_8_0-openjdk, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:java-1_8_0-openjdk-accessibility, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:java-1_8_0-openjdk-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:java-1_8_0-openjdk-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:java-1_8_0-openjdk-demo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:java-1_8_0-openjdk-demo-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:java-1_8_0-openjdk-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:java-1_8_0-openjdk-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:java-1_8_0-openjdk-headless, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:java-1_8_0-openjdk-headless-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:java-1_8_0-openjdk-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:java-1_8_0-openjdk-src, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libfreebl3, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libfreebl3-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libfreebl3-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libfreebl3-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsoftokn3, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsoftokn3-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsoftokn3-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsoftokn3-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nss, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nss-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nss-certs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nss-certs-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nss-certs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nss-certs-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nss-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nss-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nss-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nss-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nss-sysinit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nss-sysinit-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nss-sysinit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nss-sysinit-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nss-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nss-tools-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 4/21/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9574