Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
Tim Ruehsen discovered that curl incorrectly handled partial literal
IP addresses. This could lead to the disclosure of cookies to the
wrong site, and malicious sites being able to set cookies for others.
Tim Ruehsen discovered that curl incorrectly allowed cookies to be set
for Top Level Domains (TLDs). This could allow a malicious site to set
a cookie that gets sent to other sites. (CVE-2014-3620).
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.
Update the affected libcurl3, libcurl3-gnutls and / or libcurl3-nss
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false