Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.10 : curl vulnerability (USN-2097-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Paras Sethia and Yehezkel Horowitz discovered that libcurl incorrectly
reused connections when NTLM authentication was being used. This could
lead to the use of unintended credentials, possibly exposing sensitive

Solution :

Update the affected libcurl3, libcurl3-gnutls and / or libcurl3-nss

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72278 ()

Bugtraq ID: 65270

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0015