SUSE SLES11 Security Update : curl (SUSE-SU-2017:1043-1)

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: These security issues
were 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).

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/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?550ee8f0

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-13065=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
slessp4-curl-13065=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SECURITY:zypper in -t patch
secsp3-curl-13065=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
dbgsp4-curl-13065=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: 99465 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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