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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.871442
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for nss-softokn RHSA-2015:1699-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'nss-softokn'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'nss-softokn'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
Network Security Services (NSS) is a set of libraries designed to support
cross-platform development of security-enabled client and server
applications.

A flaw was found in the way NSS verified certain ECDSA (Elliptic Curve
Digital Signature Algorithm) signatures. Under certain conditions, an
attacker could use this flaw to conduct signature forgery attacks.
(CVE-2015-2730)

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue.
Upstream acknowledges Watson Ladd as the original reporter of this issue.

All nss-softokn users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,
which contain a backported patch to correct this issue.

Affected Software/OS:
nss-softokn on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
4.3

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-2730
BugTraq ID: 75541
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/75541
BugTraq ID: 83399
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/83399
Debian Security Information: DSA-3336 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3336
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201512-10
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:1664
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1664.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:1699
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1699.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1032783
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2015:1268 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-07/msg00033.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2015:1269 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-07/msg00034.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2015:1449 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-08/msg00021.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:1229 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-07/msg00025.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:1266 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-07/msg00031.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2656-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2656-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2672-1
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2015 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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