Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : libcurl (cve_2014_3707_information_disclosure)

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Synopsis :

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party
software.

Description :

The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address
security updates :

- The curl_easy_duphandle function in libcurl 7.17.1
through 7.38.0, when running with the
CURLOPT_COPYPOSTFIELDS option, does not properly copy
HTTP POST data for an easy handle, which triggers an
out-of-bounds read that allows remote web servers to
read sensitive memory information. (CVE-2014-3707)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b5f8def1
http://www.nessus.org/u?2b68bcd4

Solution :

Upgrade to Solaris 11.2.5.5.0.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80664 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3707

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