SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : curl (SUSE-SU-2016:0347-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

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 non-security bugs were fixed :

- bsc#926511: Check for errors on the control connection
during FTP transfers

The following tracked bugs only affect the test suite :

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

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/926511
https://bugzilla.suse.com/962983
https://bugzilla.suse.com/962996
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0755.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?c092daf7

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 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp4-curl-12385=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp3-curl-12385=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-curl-12385=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-curl-12385=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-curl-12385=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp4-curl-12385=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-curl-12385=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-curl-12385=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-curl-12385=1

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 88622 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0755

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