Fedora 18 : curl-7.27.0-10.fc18 (2013-7813)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

switch SSL socket into non-blocking mode after handshake (#960765)

- prevent an artificial timeout event due to stale
speed-check data (#906031)

- show proper host name on failed resolve (#957173) fix
cookie tailmatching to prevent cross-domain leakage
(CVE-2013-1944)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=950577
http://www.nessus.org/u?682ed2cd

Solution :

Update the affected curl package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66436 ()

Bugtraq ID: 59058

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1944

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