SUSE SLES11 Security Update : curl (SUSE-SU-2018:3681-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 118854
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for curl fixes the following issues :
CVE-2018-16840: A use-after-free in SASL handle close was fixed (bsc#1112758)
CVE-2018-16842: A Out-of-bounds Read in tool_msgs.c was fixed which could lead to crashes (bsc#1113660)
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.
SolutionTo 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 Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-curl-13861=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-curl-13861=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SECURITY:zypper in -t patch secsp3-curl-13861=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-curl-13861=1