Amazon Linux AMI : curl (ALAS-2013-210)

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Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description :

The tailMatch function in cookie.c in cURL and libcurl before 7.30.0
does not properly match the path domain when sending cookies, which
allows remote attackers to steal cookies via a matching suffix in the
domain of a URL.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?74f65e3b

Solution :

Run 'yum update curl' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69768 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1944