SUSE SLES12 Security Update : curl (SUSE-SU-2018:1327-2)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118253


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


This update for curl fixes several issues :

Security issues fixed :

CVE-2018-1000301: Fixed a RTSP bad headers buffer over-read could crash the curl client (bsc#1092098)

Non security issues fixed: If the DEFAULT_SUSE cipher list is not available use the HIGH cipher alias before failing. (bsc#1086825)

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.


To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2018-939=1

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118253

File Name: suse_SU-2018-1327-2.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/22

Updated: 2019/09/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.4

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/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: 2018/10/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/05/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1000301