Amazon Linux 2 : curl (ALAS-2018-1029)

High Nessus Plugin ID 110446

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.

Description

Curl version curl 7.54.1 to and including curl 7.59.0 contains a CWE-122: Heap-based Buffer Overflow vulnerability in denial of service and more that can result in curl might overflow a heap based memory buffer when closing down an FTP connection with very long server command replies.(CVE-2018-1000300)

Curl version curl 7.20.0 to and including curl 7.59.0 contains a CWE-126: Buffer Over-read vulnerability in denial of service that can result in curl can be tricked into reading data beyond the end of a heap based buffer used to store downloaded RTSP content.(CVE-2018-1000301)

Solution

Run 'yum update curl' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/AL2/ALAS-2018-1029.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 110446

File Name: al2_ALAS-2018-1029.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/06/12

Updated: 2018/08/31

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:amazon:linux:curl, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:curl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libcurl, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libcurl-devel, cpe:/o:amazon:linux:2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/06/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1000300, CVE-2018-1000301

ALAS: 2018-1029