Scientific Linux Security Update : curl on SL7.x x86_64 (20171127)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 104803
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VPR Score: 5.2

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?35df378b

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 104803

File Name: sl_20171127_curl_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/28/2017

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.2

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.4

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

CVSS v3.0

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: 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: 11/27/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/31/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000257