openSUSE Security Update : curl (openSUSE-2018-1383)

High Nessus Plugin ID 118879

New! Vulnerability Priority Rating (VPR)

Tenable calculates a dynamic VPR for every vulnerability. VPR combines vulnerability information with threat intelligence and machine learning algorithms to predict which vulnerabilities are most likely to be exploited in attacks. Read more about what VPR is and how it's different from CVSS.

VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for curl fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2018-16840: A use after free in closing SASL handles 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)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12: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: High

ID: 118879

File Name: openSUSE-2018-1383.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/11

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

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:libcurl-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcurl-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcurl4, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcurl4-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcurl4-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcurl4-debuginfo-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/09

Reference Information

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