SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : curl (SUSE-SU-2015:0990-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

curl was updated to fix five security issues.

The following vulnerabilities were fixed :

- CVE-2015-3143: curl could re-use NTML authenticateds
connections

- CVE-2015-3144: curl could access memory out of bounds
with zero length host names

- CVE-2015-3145: curl cookie parser could access memory
out of boundary

- CVE-2015-3148: curl could treat Negotiate as not
connection-oriented

- CVE-2015-3153: curl could have sent sensitive HTTP
headers also to proxies

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/927556
https://bugzilla.suse.com/927607
https://bugzilla.suse.com/927608
https://bugzilla.suse.com/927746
https://bugzilla.suse.com/928533
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-3143.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-3144.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-3145.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-3148.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-3153.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?1061cddd

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2015-235=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-235=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-235=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83988 ()

Bugtraq ID: 74299
74300
74301
74303
74408

CVE ID: CVE-2015-3143
CVE-2015-3144
CVE-2015-3145
CVE-2015-3148
CVE-2015-3153

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