cURL/libcURL GSS/Negotiate Feature Spoofing Security Vulnerability

medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801392


The cURL program is a library and command-line tool for transferring data using various protocols, including HTTP, FTP, and LDAP. A vulnerable version of cURL was detected from the host.


It was reported that the application always performs credential delegation when authenticating with GSSAPI. A rouge server could use this flaw to obtain the client's credentials and impersonate that client to other servers that are using GSSAPI. (CVE-2011-2192)

Affected versions include versions 7.10.6 through 7.21.6.

IAVA Reference : 2012-A-0020
STIG Finding Severity : Category I


Upgrade the affected packages; the next version of cURL that fixes the issue is cURL 7.21.7.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 801392

Family: Web Clients

Published: 7/3/2013

Nessus ID: 55515

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 6/24/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/24/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2192

BID: 48434