SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : curl (SUSE-SU-2017:1042-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 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: Security issue
fixed :

- CVE-2016-9586: libcurl printf floating point buffer
overflow (bsc#1015332)

- CVE-2017-7407: The ourWriteOut function in
tool_writeout.c in curl might have allowed physically
proximate attackers to obtain sensitive information from
process memory in opportunistic circumstances by reading
a workstation screen during use of a --write-out
argument ending in a '%' character, which lead to a
heap-based buffer over-read (bsc#1032309). With this
release new default ciphers are active (SUSE_DEFAULT,
bsc#1027712).

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/1015332
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1027712
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1032309
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9586.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-7407.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?585e35e4

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-SP2:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2017-609=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2017-609=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-609=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-609=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-609=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2017-609=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2017-609=1

OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Magnum-Orchestration-7-2017-609=1

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

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.6
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99464 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-9586
CVE-2017-7407

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