SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : curl (SUSE-SU-2018:0769-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 108579

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Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update for curl fixes the following issues: Following security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2018-1000120: A buffer overflow exists in the FTP URL handling that allowed an attacker to cause a denial of service or possible code execution (bsc#1084521).

- CVE-2018-1000121: A NULL pointer dereference exists in the LDAP code that allowed an attacker to cause a denial of service (bsc#1084524).

- CVE-2018-1000122: A buffer over-read exists in the RTSP+RTP handling code that allowed an attacker to cause a denial of service or information leakage (bsc#1084532).

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

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-522=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2018-522=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2018-522=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-522=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-522=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-522=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2018-522=1

SUSE CaaS Platform ALL :

To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform Velum dashboard. It will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.

OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Magnum-Orchestration-7-2018-522=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1084521

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1084524

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1084532

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-1000120/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-1000121/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-1000122/

http://www.nessus.org/u?ecbc775c

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 108579

File Name: suse_SU-2018-0769-1.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/23/2018

Updated: 1/13/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

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:novell:suse_linux:curl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:curl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:curl-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libcurl4, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libcurl4-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/22/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/14/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1000120, CVE-2018-1000121, CVE-2018-1000122