Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 : curl vulnerability (USN-484-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

It was discovered that the GnuTLS certificate verification methods
implemented in Curl did not check for expiration and activation dates.
When performing validations, tools using libcurl3-gnutls would
incorrectly allow connections to sites using expired certificates.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28085 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3564