SUSE SLES11 Security Update : curl (SUSE-SU-2016:2714-1)

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

- 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/1005642
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?4478e922

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-12831=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
slessp4-curl-12831=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SECURITY:zypper in -t patch
secsp3-curl-12831=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
dbgsp4-curl-12831=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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