SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : curl (SUSE-SU-2018:2714-1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 120099

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for curl fixes the following issues :

This security issue was fixed :

CVE-2018-14618: Prevent integer overflow in the NTLM authentication code (bsc#1106019)

The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details.

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.

Solution

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 Module for Basesystem 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2018-1904=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1086367

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1106019

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-14618/

http://www.nessus.org/u?f446e5d1

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 120099

File Name: suse_SU-2018-2714-1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/01/02

Updated: 2020/03/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

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:libcurl-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libcurl4, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libcurl4-32bit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libcurl4-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/09/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-14618