FreeBSD : curl -- Credentials not checked (8b27f1bc-c509-11e5-a95f-b499baebfeaf)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

The cURL project reports :

libcurl will reuse NTLM-authenticated proxy connections without
properly making sure that the connection was authenticated with the
same credentials as set for this transfer.

See also :

http://curl.haxx.se/docs/adv_20160127A.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?c31f3ae5

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

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

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 88476 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0755

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