openSUSE Security Update : curl (openSUSE-2015-446)

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

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Curl was updated to fix two security issues and enable metalink

The following vulnerabilities were fixed :

- CVE-2015-3236: libcurl could have wrongly send HTTP
credentials when re-using connections (boo#934501)

- CVE-2015-3237: libcurl could have been tricked by a
malicious SMB server to send off data it did not intend
to (boo#934502)

The following feature was enabled :

- boo#851126: enable metalink support.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected curl packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 84387 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-3236

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