Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS : curl vulnerabilities (USN-3048-1)

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 :

Bru Rom discovered that curl incorrectly handled client certificates
when resuming a TLS session. (CVE-2016-5419)

It was discovered that curl incorrectly handled client certificates
when reusing TLS connections. (CVE-2016-5420)

Marcelo Echeverria and Fernando Munoz discovered that curl
incorrectly reused a connection struct, contrary to expectations. This
issue only applied to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.
(CVE-2016-5421).

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 :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92815 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5419
CVE-2016-5420
CVE-2016-5421

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