Scientific Linux Security Update : curl on SL7.x x86_64
High Nessus Plugin ID 102639
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionSecurity 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)
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.