Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : curl (MDVSA-2013:276)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Updated curl packages fix security vulnerability :

Scott Cantor discovered that curl, a file retrieval tool, would
disable the CURLOPT_SSLVERIFYHOST check when the
CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYPEER setting was disabled. This would also disable
ssl certificate host name checks when it should have only disabled
verification of the certificate trust chain (CVE-2013-4545).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2013-0338.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71030 ()

Bugtraq ID: 63776

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4545

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