OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : curl (OVMSA-2017-0059)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address
critical security updates :

- treat Negotiate authentication as connection-oriented
(CVE-2017-2628)

- fix a bug in DNS caching code that causes a memory leak
(#1302893)

- SSH: make CURLOPT_SSH_PUBLIC_KEYFILE treat '' as NULL
(#1260742)

- use the default min/max TLS version provided by NSS
(#1289205)

- prevent NSS from incorrectly re-using a session
(#1269660)

- prevent test46 from failing due to expired cookie
(#1277551)

- SSH: do not require public key file for user
authentication (#1260742)

- make SCP/SFTP work with --proxytunnel (#1258566)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?0f34b236
http://www.nessus.org/u?ab354e79

Solution :

Update the affected curl / libcurl packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99113 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-2628

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