Debian DLA-1704-1 : nss security update

2019-03-05T00:00:00
ID DEBIAN_DLA-1704.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2019-2020 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2020-07-02T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerabilities have been discovered in nss, the Mozilla Network Security Service library.

CVE-2018-12404

Cache side-channel variant of the Bleichenbacher attack

CVE-2018-18508

NULL pointer dereference in several CMS functions resulting in a denial of service

For Debian 8

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were
# extracted from Debian Security Advisory DLA-1704-1. The text
# itself is copyright (C) Software in the Public Interest, Inc.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(122604);
  script_version("1.3");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2020/02/06");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2018-12404", "CVE-2018-18508");

  script_name(english:"Debian DLA-1704-1 : nss security update");
  script_summary(english:"Checks dpkg output for the updated packages.");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote Debian host is missing a security update."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"Vulnerabilities have been discovered in nss, the Mozilla Network
Security Service library.

CVE-2018-12404

Cache side-channel variant of the Bleichenbacher attack

CVE-2018-18508

NULL pointer dereference in several CMS functions resulting in a
denial of service

For Debian 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version
2:3.26-1+debu8u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your nss packages.

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description
block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted
to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without
introducing additional issues."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/03/msg00006.html"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/nss"
  );
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:"Upgrade the affected packages.");
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C");
  script_set_cvss3_base_vector("CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N");
  script_set_cvss3_temporal_vector("CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"No known exploits are available");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libnss3");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libnss3-1d");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libnss3-dbg");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libnss3-dev");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libnss3-tools");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2019/05/02");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2019/03/04");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2019/03/05");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"generated_plugin", value:"current");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2019-2020 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.");
  script_family(english:"Debian Local Security Checks");

  script_dependencies("ssh_get_info.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Host/local_checks_enabled", "Host/Debian/release", "Host/Debian/dpkg-l");

  exit(0);
}


include("audit.inc");
include("debian_package.inc");


if (!get_kb_item("Host/local_checks_enabled")) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_ENABLED);
if (!get_kb_item("Host/Debian/release")) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Debian");
if (!get_kb_item("Host/Debian/dpkg-l")) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_LIST_MISSING);


flag = 0;
if (deb_check(release:"8.0", prefix:"libnss3", reference:"2:3.26-1+debu8u4")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"8.0", prefix:"libnss3-1d", reference:"2:3.26-1+debu8u4")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"8.0", prefix:"libnss3-dbg", reference:"2:3.26-1+debu8u4")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"8.0", prefix:"libnss3-dev", reference:"2:3.26-1+debu8u4")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"8.0", prefix:"libnss3-tools", reference:"2:3.26-1+debu8u4")) flag++;

if (flag)
{
  if (report_verbosity > 0) security_warning(port:0, extra:deb_report_get());
  else security_warning(0);
  exit(0);
}
else audit(AUDIT_HOST_NOT, "affected");