openSUSE Security Update : curl (openSUSE-2016-153)

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


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for curl fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-0755: libcurl would reuse NTLM-authenticated
proxy connections without properly making sure that the
connection was authenticated with the same credentials
as set for this transfer (bsc#962983)

The following tracked bugs only affect the test suite :

- bsc#962996: Expired cookie in test 46 caused test
failures

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=962983
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=962996

Solution :

Update the affected curl packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 88609 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0755

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