SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : curl (SUSE-SU-2016:2699-1)

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 security issues :

- CVE-2016-8624: invalid URL parsing with '#'
(bsc#1005646)

- CVE-2016-8623: Use-after-free via shared cookies
(bsc#1005645)

- CVE-2016-8622: URL unescape heap overflow via integer
truncation (bsc#1005643)

- CVE-2016-8621: curl_getdate read out of bounds
(bsc#1005642)

- CVE-2016-8620: glob parser write/read out of bounds
(bsc#1005640)

- CVE-2016-8619: double-free in krb5 code (bsc#1005638)

- CVE-2016-8618: double-free in curl_maprintf
(bsc#1005637)

- CVE-2016-8617: OOB write via unchecked multiplication
(bsc#1005635)

- CVE-2016-8616: case insensitive password comparison
(bsc#1005634)

- CVE-2016-8615: cookie injection for other servers
(bsc#1005633)

- CVE-2016-7167: escape and unescape integer overflows
(bsc#998760)

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/1005633
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1005634
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1005635
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1005637
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1005638
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1005640
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1005642
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1005643
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1005645
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1005646
https://bugzilla.suse.com/998760
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7167.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8615.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8616.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8617.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8618.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8619.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8620.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8621.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8622.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8623.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8624.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?6c10b22a

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 12-SP1:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-1591=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1591=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1591=1

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

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

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