Fedora 27 : curl (2017-45bdf4dace)

High Nessus Plugin ID 105863


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- fix NTLM buffer overflow via integer overflow (CVE-2017-8816)

- fix FTP wildcard out of bounds read (CVE-2017-8817)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website.
Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected curl package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 105863

File Name: fedora_2017-45bdf4dace.nasl

Version: Revision: 3.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/01/15

Updated: 2018/02/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

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:fedoraproject:fedora:curl, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:27

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/12/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-8816, CVE-2017-8817