Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : curl (MDVSA-2014:187)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Updated curl packages fix security vulnerabilities :

In cURL before 7.38.0, libcurl can be fooled to both sending cookies
to wrong sites and into allowing arbitrary sites to set cookies for
others. For this problem to trigger, the client application must use
the numerical IP address in the URL to access the site

In cURL before 7.38.0, libcurl wrongly allows cookies to be set for
Top Level Domains (TLDs), thus making them apply broader than cookies
are allowed. This can allow arbitrary sites to set cookies that then
would get sent to a different and unrelated site or domain

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 77887 ()

Bugtraq ID: 69742

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3613

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