FreeBSD : curl -- cURL/libcURL Location: Redirect URLs Security Bypass (5d433534-f41c-402e-ade5-e0a2259a7cb6)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Secunia reports :

The security issue is caused due to cURL following HTTP Location :
redirects to e.g. scp:// or file:// URLs which can be exploited by a
malicious HTTP server to overwrite or disclose the content of
arbitrary local files and potentially execute arbitrary commands via
specially crafted redirect URLs.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35770 (freebsd_pkg_5d433534f41c402eade5e0a2259a7cb6.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0037

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

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

Buy Nessus Professional Now