Scientific Linux Security Update : curl on SL4.x, SL5.x, SL6.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

cURL provides the libcurl library and a command line tool for
downloading files from servers using various protocols, including

It was found that cURL always performed credential delegation when
authenticating with GSSAPI. A rogue server could use this flaw to
obtain the client's credentials and impersonate that client to other
servers that are using GSSAPI. (CVE-2011-2192)

All running applications using libcurl must be restarted for the
update to take effect.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61078 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2192

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