openSUSE Security Update : curl (openSUSE-2018-1379)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 118876
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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for curl fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2018-16839: A SASL password overflow via integer overflow was fixed which could lead to crashes (bsc#1112758)

- CVE-2018-16840: A use-after-free in SASL handle close was fixed which could lead to crashes (bsc#1112758)

- CVE-2018-16842: A Out-of-bounds Read in tool_msgs.c was fixed which could lead to crashes (bsc#1113660)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected curl packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1112758

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1113660

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 118876

File Name: openSUSE-2018-1379.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/11/2018

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

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:novell:opensuse:curl, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:curl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:curl-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:curl-mini, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:curl-mini-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:curl-mini-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcurl-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcurl-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcurl-mini-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcurl4, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcurl4-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcurl4-32bit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcurl4-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcurl4-mini, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcurl4-mini-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 11/9/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16839, CVE-2018-16840, CVE-2018-16842