Virtuozzo 7 : curl / libcurl / libcurl-devel (VZLSA-2017-3263)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 104816
SynopsisThe remote Virtuozzo host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAn update for curl is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
The curl packages provide the libcurl library and the curl utility for downloading files from servers using various protocols, including HTTP, FTP, and LDAP.
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)
Red Hat would like to thank the Curl project for reporting this issue.
Upstream acknowledges Brian Carpenter and the OSS-Fuzz project as the original reporters.
Note that Tenable Network Security has attempted to extract the preceding description block directly from the corresponding Red Hat security advisory. Virtuozzo provides no description for VZLSA advisories. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected curl / libcurl / libcurl-devel package.