This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way libcurl
unescaped URLs. A remote attacker could provide a specially crafted
URL that, when processed by an application using libcurl that handles
untrusted URLs, would possibly cause it to crash or, potentially,
execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2013-2174)
All running applications using libcurl must be restarted for the
update to take effect.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 66982 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2013-2174
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