[ALSA-2020:3280] Moderate: nss and nspr security, bug fix, and enhancement update
Type:
security
Severity:
moderate
Release date:
2020-08-03
Description:
Network Security Services (NSS) is a set of libraries designed to support the cross-platform development of security-enabled client and server applications. Netscape Portable Runtime (NSPR) provides platform independence for non-GUI operating system facilities. The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version: nss (3.53.1), nspr (4.25.0). (BZ#1809549, BZ#1809550) Security Fix(es): * nss: UAF in sftk_FreeSession due to improper refcounting (CVE-2019-11756) * nss: Check length of inputs for cryptographic primitives (CVE-2019-17006) * nss: Side channel vulnerabilities during RSA key generation (CVE-2020-12402) * nss: TLS 1.3 HelloRetryRequest downgrade request sets client into invalid state (CVE-2019-17023) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Bug Fix(es): * Install of update of nss.x86_64 adds i686 into transaction (BZ#1663187) * NSS does not set downgrade sentinel in ServerHello.random for TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 (BZ#1691409) * TLS Keying Material Exporter is unsupported by command line tools (BZ#1691454) * TLS_AES_256_GCM_SHA384 is not marked as FIPS compatible (BZ#1711375) * Make TLS 1.3 work in FIPS mode (BZ#1724250) * NSS rejects records with large padding with SHA384 HMAC (BZ#1750921) * NSS missing IKEv1 Quick Mode KDF (BZ#1809637) * Name Constraints validation: CN treated as DNS name even when syntactically invalid as DNS name (BZ#1825270) * FIPS needs nss to restrict valid dh primes to those primes that are approved. (BZ#1854564) * nss needs to comply to the new SP800-56A rev 3 requirements (BZ#1855825) Enhancement(s): * [RFE] nss should use AES for storage of keys (BZ#1723819)
Updated packages:
  • nspr-4.25.0-2.el8_2.i686.rpm
  • nspr-4.25.0-2.el8_2.x86_64.rpm
  • nspr-devel-4.25.0-2.el8_2.i686.rpm
  • nspr-devel-4.25.0-2.el8_2.x86_64.rpm
Notes:
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