Huawei EulerOS: Security Advisory for nss (EulerOS-SA-2019-2174)

Published: 2020-01-23 12:37:32
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the Huawei EulerOS 'nss' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the EulerOS-SA-2019-2174 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
A cached side channel attack during handshakes using RSA encryption could allow for the decryption of encrypted content. This is a variant of the Adaptive Chosen Ciphertext attack (AKA Bleichenbacher attack) and affects all NSS versions prior to NSS 3.41.(CVE-2018-12404)

Affected Versions:
'nss' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Huawei EulerOS V2.0SP5.

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Package(s).

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-12404

CVE Analysis

https://www.mageni.net/cve/CVE-2018-12404

References:

https://developer.huaweicloud.com/ict/en/site-euleros/euleros/security-advisories/EulerOS-SA-2019-2174

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
4.3
Published
2020-01-23
Modified
2020-01-23
Category
Huawei EulerOS Local Security Checks

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