Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 14.10 : curl vulnerability (USN-2399-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

Symeon Paraschoudis discovered that curl incorrectly handled memory
when being used with CURLOPT_COPYPOSTFIELDS and curl_easy_duphandle().
This may result in sensitive data being incorrectly sent to the remote
server.

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.

Solution :

Update the affected libcurl3, libcurl3-gnutls and / or libcurl3-nss
packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.2
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 79119 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3707

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