Amazon Linux AMI : curl (ALAS-2014-322)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The default configuration in cURL and libcurl 7.10.6 before 7.36.0
re-uses (1) SCP, (2) SFTP, (3) POP3, (4) POP3S, (5) IMAP, (6) IMAPS,
(7) SMTP, (8) SMTPS, (9) LDAP, and (10) LDAPS connections, which might
allow context-dependent attackers to connect as other users via a
request, a similar issue to CVE-2014-0015 .

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?f3a3b80a

Solution :

Run 'yum update curl' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73650 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0138