FreeBSD : curl -- SMTP send heap buffer overflow (3849e28f-8693-11e8-9610-9c5c8e75236a)

High Nessus Plugin ID 111405

Synopsis

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Peter Wu reports :

curl might overflow a heap based memory buffer when sending data over SMTP and using a reduced read buffer.

Solution

Update the affected package.

See Also

https://curl.haxx.se/docs/adv_2018-70a2.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?31275d74

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111405

File Name: freebsd_pkg_3849e28f869311e896109c5c8e75236a.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2018/07/30

Modified: 2018/07/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:curl, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/07/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0500