Scientific Linux Security Update : curl on SL7.x x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Security Fix(es) :

- Multiple integer overflow flaws leading to heap-based
buffer overflows were found in the way curl handled
escaping and unescaping of data. An attacker could
potentially use these flaws to crash an application
using libcurl by sending a specially crafted input to
the affected libcurl functions. (CVE-2016-7167)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102639 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-7167

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now