Slackware 10.0 / 10.1 / 10.2 / 11.0 / 12.0 / 12.1 / 12.2 / 9.1 / current : curl (SSA:2009-226-01)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description :

New curl packages are available for Slackware 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2,
11.0, 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, and -current to fix a security issue.

See also :

http://curl.haxx.se/docs/security.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?ebda44f5

Solution :

Update the affected curl package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Slackware Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40598 ()

Bugtraq ID: 36032

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2417