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1657913: CVE-2018-12404 nss: Cache side-channel variant of the Bleichenbacher attack

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2018-12404 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 5.9
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (nss) RHSA-2019:2237 2019-08-06

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Virtualization 4 rhvm-appliance Will not fix
Red Hat Virtualization 4 redhat-virtualization-host Will not fix
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 3 nss Under investigation
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 nss Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 mingw-nss Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 nss Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 nss Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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