Oracle Linux 5 : nss (ELSA-2017-1101)

High Nessus Plugin ID 99755


The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Description of changes:

- Fix out-of-bound issue in base64 encoding/decoding code {CVE-2017-5461}


Update the affected nss packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 99755

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2017-1101.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/05/01

Modified: 2018/02/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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


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:oracle:linux:nss, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:nss-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:nss-pkcs11-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:nss-tools, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:5

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/04/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5461