Fedora 28 : curl (2018-298a3d2923)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 120310

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

- make the patch for CVE-2018-16842 apply properly (CVE-2018-16842)

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Solution

Update the affected curl package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-298a3d2923

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 120310

File Name: fedora_2018-298a3d2923.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/01/03

Updated: 2019/09/25

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:fedoraproject:fedora:curl, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:28

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/10/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16842