Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.04 / 15.10 : curl vulnerability (USN-2882-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Isaac Boukris discovered that curl could incorrectly re-use NTLM proxy
credentials when subsequently connecting to the same host.

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 : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 88457 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0755

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