Scientific Linux Security Update : curl on SL7.x x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 104803

Synopsis

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

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- A buffer overrun flaw was found in the IMAP handler of libcurl. By tricking an unsuspecting user into connecting to a malicious IMAP server, an attacker could exploit this flaw to potentially cause information disclosure or crash the application. (CVE-2017-1000257)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?62fac507

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 104803

File Name: sl_20171127_curl_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: Revision: 3.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/11/28

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.4

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 9.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: 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: 2017/11/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000257