Scientific Linux Security Update : curl on SL7.x x86_64 (20170801)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 102639

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- Multiple integer overflow flaws leading to heap-based buffer overflows were found in the way curl handled escaping and unescaping of data. An attacker could potentially use these flaws to crash an application using libcurl by sending a specially crafted input to the affected libcurl functions. (CVE-2016-7167)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?a121da99

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 102639

File Name: sl_20170801_curl_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/22/2017

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:curl, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:curl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libcurl, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libcurl-devel, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 8/1/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/7/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7167