Fedora 28 : curl (2018-fdc4ca8675)

High Nessus Plugin ID 120934

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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

- SASL password overflow via integer overflow (CVE-2018-16839)

- fix use-after-free in handle close (CVE-2018-16840)

- fix bad arethmetic when outputting warnings to stderr (CVE-2018-16842)

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Solution

Update the affected curl package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-fdc4ca8675

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 120934

File Name: fedora_2018-fdc4ca8675.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/01/03

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/10/31

Reference Information

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