EulerOS Virtualization 2.5.0 : curl (EulerOS-SA-2018-1237)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117546
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS Virtualization host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAccording to the version of the curl package installed, the EulerOS Virtualization installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :
- 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)
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected curl package.