Amazon Linux AMI : curl (ALAS-2014-295)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

cURL and libcurl 7.10.6 through 7.34.0, when more than one
authentication method is enabled, re-uses NTLM connections, which
might allow context-dependent attackers to authenticate as other users
via a request.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?a0de7fd2

Solution :

Run 'yum update curl' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72751 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0015