Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : curl (ELSA-2019-4652)

High Nessus Plugin ID 125380

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Description of changes:

[7.29.0-51.0.1]
- Security Fixes [OraBug: 28939992]
- CVE-2016-8615 cookie injection for other servers (https://curl.haxx.se/docs/CVE-2016-8615.html)
- CVE-2016-8616 case insensitive password comparison (https://curl.haxx.se/docs/CVE-2016-8616.html)
- CVE-2016-8617 OOB write via unchecked multiplication (https://curl.haxx.se/docs/CVE-2016-8617.html)
- CVE-2016-8618 double-free in curl_maprintf (https://curl.haxx.se/docs/CVE-2016-8618.html)
- CVE-2016-8619 double-free in krb5 code (https://curl.haxx.se/docs/CVE-2016-8619.html)
- CVE-2016-8621 curl_getdate read out of bounds (https://curl.haxx.se/docs/CVE-2016-8621.html)
- CVE-2016-8622 URL unescape heap overflow via integer truncation (https://curl.haxx.se/docs/CVE-2016-8622.html)
- CVE-2016-8623 Use-after-free via shared cookies (https://curl.haxx.se/docs/CVE-2016-8623.html)
- CVE-2016-8624 invalid URL parsing with # (https://curl.haxx.se/docs/CVE-2016-8624.html)

Solution

Update the affected curl packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2019-May/008755.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2019-May/008756.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 125380

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2019-4652.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/05/24

Updated: 2020/01/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

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:oracle:linux:curl, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libcurl, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libcurl-devel, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:6, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/05/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/07/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-8615, CVE-2016-8616, CVE-2016-8617, CVE-2016-8618, CVE-2016-8619, CVE-2016-8621, CVE-2016-8622, CVE-2016-8623, CVE-2016-8624